Rowan weather: Stormy tonight and Friday

Published 8:04 am Thursday, March 30, 2017

The weekend looks perfect, but today and tomorrow could get a bit bumpy.

We have a 40 percent chance of rain, starting around noon. It will be cloudy, with a high of 61. Less than a tenth of an inch or rain is expected. Lightning and heavy rain are the main threats with these storms.

Tonight, we have an 80 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, with the storms moving in around 1 a.m. The low will be 57, with southeast wind at 6-9 mph, but higher in thunderstorms. A quarter to a half inch of rain is possible.

These overnight storms are more likely to produce damaging winds, with possibly large hail and a chance of an isolated tornado.

Friday has another 80 percent chance of rain and storms throughout the day, with a high of 74 and southwest wind at 9-11 mph.

The chance of rain drops to 30 percent Friday night, mainly before 7 p.m. It will be partly cloudy with a low of 51 and west wind at 3-5 mph.

Enjoy the weekend, because rain returns Monday and Tuesday.

Saturday will be sunny and 75 with light wind. A clear night will have a low of 47.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and 75, with a low of 53.

Monday’s chance of rain is 50 percent, with a high of 72. Monday night, storms will move in, with a 70 percent chance of rain. The low will be 58.

Tuesday has a 50 percent chance of showers, but will be partly sunny and 76. The low will be 52.

Wednesday should be mostly sunny and 77.