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Rowan weather: Break out the shorts

Today, the second day of spring, will be a taste of summer, with a high of 79 under mostly sunny skies.

West northwest wind will blow at 5-8 mph. It will be a code yellow air day, meaning especially sensitive people may be affected.

Tonight’s chance of rain has dropped to 30 percent, but some of the the thunderstorms could become severe, with damaging winds and frequent lightning. Showers and storms are possible before 10, then showers afterwards. It will be mostly cloudy with a low of 51.

Wednesday starts cloudy, but gradually clears. The high will be 62, with north wind at 7-14 mph and gusts up to 20 mph. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy with a low right at freezing, 32 degrees.

Most sunny and 50 Thursday with northeast wind around 8 mph. Thursday night will be partly cloudy and 33.

Friday’s high will be 61, with partly sunny skies. The low will be 47.

Then we’re back in the 70s for Saturday, with a high of 71 under mostly cloudy skies. There will be a 30 percent chance of showers after 11 p.m., with a low of 53.

Sunday has a 50 percent chance of showers, and will be mostly cloudy and 70. The same chance of showers continues Sunday night, with a low of 51.

Monday will have a 30 percent chance of showers, but be partly sunny with a high of 73.

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