• 66°

Rowan weather: Chance of rain increases

The next two days look gray and damp as a front passes through.

We have a 60 percent chance of showers before 2 p.m., then a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Patchy fog may form between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. It will be cloudy and 68, with east northeast wind at 8 mph. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Tonight, the chance of rain goes up to 80 percent, with showers and thunderstorms. More fog could form after 11 p.m. The low will be 57, with north northeast wind at 3-7 mph. A half to three-quarters inch of rain is possible.

And Saturday will be mostly cloudy, too, with a 50 percent chance of showers and a high of 70. Expect patchy fog before 9 a.m. North wind will blow at 3-7 mph. Another tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Saturday night will become foggy, with a low of 51 and northwest wind at 3-5 mph.

Early morning Sunday may bring fog, but it will become sunny, with a high of 78. More northwest wind at 5-9 mph. The low will be 56, with fog forming around 4 a.m.

The fog hangs around until around 8 a.m. Monday. The sun will come out, and we’ll have a high of 81. The low will be 58 with mostly clear skies.

Tuesday will be sunny and 83, with a low of 62.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny and warmer, around 86. The low will be 65.

And Thursday will be mostly sunny and around 86 again.

Comments

BREAKING NEWS

Kannapolis Police searching for suspect who fled scene of homicide

Education

RSS superintendent talks district’s future, strategic plan survey

News

Complaints and fines pile up against unpermitted landfill in southwest Rowan County

College

Catawba baseball: Crowd comes out to say goodbye to Newman Park

Lifestyle

History is a great teacher: Farming has helped shape Rowan County

Business

‘A safe place for them’: Timeless Wigs and Marvelous Things celebrates fifth anniversary

China Grove

County will hear request for more tree houses, hobbit-style homes in China Grove

Coronavirus

Livingstone College partners with Health Department to administer 500 Pfizer vaccinations

Education

‘Elite and it shows’: Staff at Partners in Learning at Novant celebrate news of national accreditation

Business

Biz Roundup: Food Lion earns Energy Star award for 20th consecutive year

Columns

Ester Marsh: What body type are you?

Nation/World

The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Nation/World

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

Nation/World

US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

Nation/World

Sikh community calls for gun reforms after FedEx shooting

High School

North Rowan romps into second round of football playoffs

Nation/World

FBI had interviewed former FedEx employee who killed eight

Crime

Gastonia man sentenced for crash into restaurant that killed his daughter, daughter-in-law

Nation/World

Some call for charges after video of police shooting 13-year-old in Chicago

Business

State unemployment rate falls to 5.2% in March

Coronavirus

NASCAR approach to virus vaccine varies greatly

News

Judge rejects Cherokee challenge against new casino in Kings Mountain

Elections

Jackson tops NC Senate fundraising; Walker coffers also full

Local

Kiwanis Pancake Festival serves thousands of flapjacks for charity