It is a BIG day at Augusta National! Round 1 of the Masters Tournament kicks off today, after a dreary day weather-wise led officials to cancel Wednesday's Par 3 contest.
Your forecast high temperature for this afternoon is 82 degrees, so dress for the warmth!
Although there's plentiful sunshine pouring through the pines at Augusta National this morning, clouds will increase throughout the day. Showers and storms will fire up this afternoon, but mainly after 4 PM.
Some storms could be severe, with the main threats being frequent lightning, gusty winds, hail, and heavy rainfall.
Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Our better chance of unsettled weather is tonight. Showers and storms are likely, with lows in the upper 50s. The risk of strong storms does continue into the evening, so if you're not taking your weather radio with you to Augusta, keep an eye on that mobile radar.
Chance of precipitation is 90%.
It's been an unsettled few days across the state with pop-up showers and storms in the afternoon, but the weekend will be much better. Showers are possible on Friday but mainly in the morning. It will also be breezy at times with winds coming out of the northeast between 15 and 17 mph.
Clouds dominate Friday morning's forecast, but skies will gradually clear throughout the day. Highs on Friday afternoon will be significantly cooler than what we've seen so far this month. Your forecasted high temperature for Friday is just 65 degrees!
Saturday and Sunday still look to provide the best weather for the tournament. Expect tons of sunshine Saturday and Sunday, with highs in the low to mid 70s.
Should play be forced to continue into Monday, sunshine will be out in full force. Highs return to the mid 70s.