• 41°

Rowan weather: Rain likely today, tonight, Thursday

We might finally get some rain today, with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day and a 70 percent chance tonight.

The rain could be heavy enough at times to lead to flash flooding, and a few storms could bring strong winds and frequent lightning.

The heat wave is also taking a break, with today’s high of 82 under cloudy skies. Northwest wind will blow at 5-8 mph. Fog is possible through 10 a.m. today.

Showers and a possible thunderstorm tonight, with a low of 70 and east northeast wind at 6 mph.

We could get to an inch or two of rain thanks to the moisture-laden air.

Thursday has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with more fog in the morning. It will be cloudy again, with a high of 82. East wind at 7 mph. The same chance of rain is possible Thursday night, with a low of 70.

Friday has just a 40 percent chance of showers and storms, and will be mostly cloudy and 85. The chance of rain drops to 20 percent Friday night, with a low of 70.

Saturday, we’re back in the 90s, with a high of 92 under mostly sunny skies. A 30 percent chance of afternoon showers and storms is possible. That chance lingers into Saturday night, with a low of 71.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and 90, with no mention of rain. Sunday night’s low will be 69.

Monday will be partly sunny and 88 with a low of 69.

The usual summertime 30 percent chance of showers returns Tuesday, with a high of 86 under partly sunny skies.

Comments

Local

Dukeville lead testing results trickle in, more participation needed

Education

Faith Academy interviewing staff, preparing site for fall opening

News

Volunteers work around obstacles, alter procedures to offer free tax services to those in need

Education

Education shoutouts

Local

Retired Marine gets recognition for toy collection efforts

Local

March issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

Education

Five get Dunbar School Heritage Scholarships

Education

Education briefs: Salisbury Academy fourth-graders think big as inventors

Education

Bakari Sellers keynote speaker at Livingstone College Founder’s Day program

Nation/World

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in ‘equity’ push

Nation/World

Chief: Capitol Police were warned of violence before riot

Nation/World

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats’ virus relief package

Nation/World

FDA says single-dose shot from Johnson & Johnson prevents severe COVID

High School

Coaches, lawmakers react to governor’s order expanding sporting event capacity

Coronavirus

Three new COVID-19 deaths, positives remain below triple digits

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Cooper announces end to curfew, changes to restrictions affecting bars, high school sports

Crime

Blotter: Two charged after call about package

Crime

Salisbury Police investigating two shootings

Crime

Chase involving Kernersville man ends in woods behind Carson High School

News Main

North Rowan girls end season with playoff loss to Murphy

Education

Rowan-Salisbury EC department plunges in place after raising $1,300 for Special Olympics

Nation/World

Tiger Woods injured in car crash, has surgery on legs

Local

Local stakeholders set goals, direction to tackle city’s housing issues

Education

RSS board talks future of Henderson Independent School