Rowan weather: Another chance of storms

Published 7:51 am Monday, June 6, 2016

Tropical Storm Colin is expected to make landfall today, bringing heavy rain, strong winds, coastal flooding and isolated tornadoes in part of the southeast. The storm will cross over Florida, then ride north along the coasts of Georgia, South and North Carolina.

The storm will not move inland.

We did not get the predicted rain Sunday, and today we have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. It will be mostly cloudy with a high of 84. Wind from the south will pick up to 5-7 mph this afternoon. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with patchy fog after midnight. The low will be 66 with south winds at 6-10 mph. A tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Expect patchy fog before 9 a.m. Tuesday, then mostly sunny skies with a high of 86. Winds will blow from the west northwest at 5-10 mph. Tuesday night will be clear, with a low of 60 and northwest wind at 5-8 mph.

Wednesday will be sunny and cooler, with a high of 78 and northwest breezes at 5-9 mph. A clear night will lead to a low of 56.

Thursday will be sunny and 81, with a low of 59.

Friday will be sunny, too, with a high of 87 and a low of 66.

Saturday will be quite hot, with a high of 92 and a low of just 70.

It get’s even hotter for Sunday, with a high of 93.

The first day of summer is June 20.