Weather Authority: Weekend forecast

The last weekend of the winter season features a fair amount of sunshine on Saturday. Highs around 30. St. Patrick's Day on Sunday is going to have more clouds than sun with afternoon readings topping out in the low to mid 30s.

The new work week continues a stretch of mainly dry weather with some gradual moderation in temperature. A mix of sun and clouds Monday with highs in the mid 30s. Milder Tuesday with sunshine, highs climbing into the mid 40s. More clouds than sun on Wednesday, highs around 40. Back to a mix of sun and clouds Thursday and next Friday with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s.

If you are keeping track at home, the vernal equinox takes place at 5:58 PM on Wednesday, with the first couple of full spring days Thursday and Friday almost feeling like it in North Central Wisconsin.