Rowan weather: April showers for Saturday

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 18, 2014

So much for a lovely spring weekend. Well, it will still be a spring weekend since April showers bring May flowers.
Look for cloudy skies today with a high near 58. Tonight, rain moves in with a low of of 46. There’s a 70 percent chance of rain, with up to half an inch expected.
Saturday, blah. Rain likely, high only around 58, Northeast wind from 10-14 mph, with gusts to 21 mph. Another 70 percent chance of rain. Saturday night, the rain should taper off to a 30 percent chance, with a low of 47.
Sunday, Easter Sunday, the National Weather Service says mostly sunny with a high near 67 and north northeast winds 11-15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Better hold on to your Easter bonnet.
Sunday night, partly cloudy with a low of 46.
Monday starts the week well with mostly sunny skies and a high near 71, but look for clouds to roll in Monday night with a low around 52.
There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday with a high near 76. That 30 percent chance lingers overnight Tuesday with a low of 52.
At this point the prediction for Wednesday is sunny and 74, with Thursday mostly sunny and 74.