Rowan weather: From snow to thunder
You say you’re tired of snow? How about a few thunderstorms to shake things up?
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for today.
The outlook is for scattered showers and thunderstorms to redevelop through late morning into the afternoon hours. The main threat will be frequent cloud-to-ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall.
Thursday looks like a calm day, followed by a 70 percent chance of severe thunderstorms developing late into the night and Friday morning as a cold front moves across the region. In addition to lightning and rain, damaging winds are a possibility.
Today’s high will climb into the lower 70s, with a low around 46. Thursday’s high is predicted to be 66, with a low of just 56. Winds could gust in the wee hours of Friday morning as high as 28 mph.
It will cool down slightly Friday, with a high of 63 and an 80 percent chance of precipitation.
The weekend looks promising, with mostly sunny skies and highs Saturday around 60. Sunday’s high will be just a bit cooler, at 57 degrees.
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