Rowan weather: More sun, more wind

Published 8:22 am Thursday, February 25, 2016

After a windy and sometimes powerless day, things should calm down a little, except for the wind.

Rowan is down to 655 power outages. Cabarrus still has 476; Davidson, 767. Charlotte and the Winston-Salem area still have outages in the thousands.

It will be mostly sunny today with a high of 53 and west winds at 11-18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.Tonight’s low will be 31, with west wind at 5-10 mph.

Friday will be sunny with a high near 48. The wind will calm to 6-11 mph from the northwest. Friday night will be clear and cold, with a low of 28.

We should have a sunny Saturday with a high of 51 and wind from the west at 5-7 mph in the afternoon. A clear night will lead to a low of 32.

Sunday will be sunny, too, with a high of 61. The low will be 42.

Monday will be even warmer, with a high of 64 and a low of 40.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and 61 with a low of 42.

Mostly sunny again on Wednesday, with a high of 63.