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A blocking weather pattern has kept the jet stream across the southeast part of the country. The below average temperatures have been around for the last 3 weeks, but this pattern is finally breaking down. A blocking weather pattern near Greenland is weakening. This will allow the jet stream to retreat north in about 7 to 10 days. Once that happens, southerly winds will push warm and humid air north from the Gulf Of Mexico. Temperatures will likely soar above average starting around April 8th. Average highs during that time are in the upper 50s. That means it is likely that our high temperatures will shoot up into the 60s. There is a very good chance that our first 70-degree day of the year will occur before the middle of April.

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