Rowan weather: Crank up the air conditioning

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 21, 2014

Going to be a scorcher out there today. The high should be near 94 degrees under mostly sunny skies with a UV index in the very high range. There’s just a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Tonight, the chance rises to 30 percent, mainly before 9 p.m. The low will be around 70. We’ll have moderate air quality.
Not much relief for Friday, when the high will be 92, again with mostly sunny skies. No breeze and another 20 percent chance of showers and storms. Air quality will be moderate for particle pollution, but good for ozone. Friday’s low will be around 71, still with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
The 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will be mainly after 5 p.m. on Saturday, which will be partly sunny and near 89. Expect a good air quality day. The low will be 69, with a continuing chance of precipitation.
Sunday should be mostly cloudy, with a high near 81, quite a change. Sunday night’s low will be near 66, with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday don’t mention any rain in their forecasts. Monday will be partly sunny and 81 again, with a low around 66 again.
Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high of 82 and a low of 65, and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 84.