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Spring sunshine could give way to wintry washout for Easter weekend

If you have a crawfish boil or fish fry planned for Good Friday the weather should be flawless, maybe a little on the warm side as highs will be in the mid to upper 80s again under partly cloudy skies.

RAC spokesperson said: "We're expecting Easter traffic to peak on Sunday when many families will be heading home after a short seasonal break". Colder air aloft will keep a blanket of clouds around for Thursday.

We're tracking another dry day across Northeast Kansas, but the sky conditions will be changing for the rest of the week.

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Easter Weekend will see readings in the in the 70s with dry weather on Saturday and a chance for storms Easter Sunday. Temperatures will still be warm with highs in the 80s.

"RAC patrols will be working hard right throughout the long weekend to get those unlucky enough to break down on their way again". You won't need a winter coat, but you should have an umbrella handy. "Check your tyres too - especially if you are towing for the first time this year". That means it will be dry and very warm as we head into Easter.

Northern regions face chilly gales, heavy rain and even snow over high ground as temperatures nosedive in the coming days. Snow levels will fall to around 5,400' by Wednesday afternoon, then 3,700' by Thursday morning, and 2,500' by early Friday morning. Following on from the cooler temperatures of this week, Friday will herald another cold front, bringing with it a band of patchy rain spreading south east across the country.

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