1° shy of the record; Scattered showers through sunset

Temperatures will come down off of a near-record Wednesday
Matt Engelbrecht - Meteorologist
Matt Engelbrecht - Meteorologist(WNDU)
Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 5:02 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 7, 2021 at 5:10 PM EDT
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Highs temperatures in the area topped out in the upper 70s on Wednesday. Officially, South Bend came in 1° below the record of 80°. A few scattered showers will be possible through the early evening with a break coming Thursday morning. More rain is on the rain Thursday evening and Friday. Highest rainfall totals won’t be in the forecast until the weekend as a strong low pressure system approaches from the southwest. Highs will be gradually cooling into the 60s this weekend with about an inch of rainfall possible.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Light scattered sprinkles early with a few widely scattered showers overnight. Turning mostly cloudy with another mild evening. Low of 58.

THURSDAY: Cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and potentially a few rumbles of thunder throughout the day. Cooler than the past few days, highs in the upper 60s. High of 69.

FRIDAY: The chances for scattered showers continue under mostly cloudy skies and the breeze remains. Scattered showers becoming less likely heading into the evening. High of 66.

LONGE RANGE: Scattered showers remain likely through Saturday and into Sunday with some pockets of heavy rain possible overnight. Scattered showers likely coming to an end early Monday before a drier pattern heading into the second week of April.

Daily Climate Report: Tuesday, April 6th 2021

Tuesday’s High: 80

Tuesday’s Low: 55

Precipitation: 0.00″

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