Rain and storms expected throughout weekend

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 23, 2012

Area weather forecasts call for a warm day with some thunderstorms this afternoon, about a 60 percent chance of rain.
More storms are expected tonight and Saturday, and some could be severe as a cold front moves through the area. Chance of rain is 80 percent. Some storms could contain damaging winds and hail; a tornado cannot be ruled out.
Storms could continue into Sunday, but a cooler, quieter week is expected, with highs in the 70s.