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Rowan weather: Rain and storms tonight

After a beautiful Monday, you knew we’d have to pay for it, didn’t you?

Today will start out sunny, with clouds increasing throughout the day and a high of 67. The wind hasn’t left us, and will blow from the southwest at 6-11 mph in the afternoon with gusts up to 18 mph.

Tonight, we have a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, some of which could become severe. The low will be 42, and rain should taper off around 2 a.m. Winds will be heavier, and from the south, 11-17 mph, shifting to the west and gusting up to 26 mph.

Wednesday will be calmer and cooler, with sunny skies and a high of 49. The wind will come from the northwest at 7-13 mph, with gusts up to 22 mph. The wind will calm Wednesday night, when the low will be 31.

Thursday brings a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4 p.m. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high of 52. Rain is likely overnight, with a 70 percent chance. The low will be 35.

Then it’s back to partly sunny skies for Friday, with a high of 51 and a low of 33.

Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high of 54 and a low of 35. Sunday will be very similar, but warmer, with a high of 58 and a low of 38.

And next Monday should be mostly sunny with a high near 62.



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