MONDAY FORECAST ... Warm for last day of winter

Staff reports

Unseasonably warm conditions prevail on this final day of winter.

Highs today will reach the mid 80s under partly cloudy skies and brisk southeasterly winds of 10-15 mph.

Overnight lows will drop to the mid 60s, with increasing cloudiness.

Rainy, windy conditions enter the picture Tuesday, as spring officially begins at 12:41 a.m.

The chance of rain is 60 percent, with highs in the lower 80s.

Winds will be from the southeast at 20-30 mph.

Soggy conditions could linger several days.

The chance of rain stands at 70 percent for Wednesday and Thursday, with highs in the uper 70s.

The rainy weather pattern ends Friday. Temperatures will be slightly cooler, with highs around 80 and lows in the upper 50s.

No rain is expected for the weekend.