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When the area could see summer temperatures in the 80s – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s hard to believe Monday morning started with a frost advisory in parts of the region. Temperatures in the Lehigh Valley, Jersey Barrens and across Delaware dropped into the 20s, 30s and 40s Monday morning.

24 hours later, the cold is a thing of the past – at least for now. A warm April will lead to several days when temperatures climb 10 to 15 degrees above what is considered average for this time of year.

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Tuesday calls for clear skies and afternoon temperatures in the 70s. It will be a great day to get outside and enjoy spring activities, like hiking, biking, or birdwatching.

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Come Wednesday afternoon, highs slip into the upper 70s and 80s across the region. Temperatures along coastal points will remain slightly cooler due to sea breezes.

The warm weather period continues through Thursday. On Thursday we will be watching for afternoon thunderstorms as a cold front moves through the region.

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Friday gets slightly cooler but temperatures will remain comfortable for the start of Passover. The Easter weekend is looking good so far, with a hint of rain possible early Sunday morning.