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Rowan weather: Seriously hot

The heat is on. Today’s temperatures and humidity will make it feel like it’s 100 to 102 degrees. Be careful, drink lots of water and check on senior citizens and pets.

The high will be 92, with mostly sunny skies and light winds from the south southwest this morning.

Tonight, we have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Those storms could produce frequent lightning and gusty winds. Any storms that form will move very slowly, increasing the chance for flooding in low-lying areas.

The low will be 73 with south wind at 3-5 mph.

Thursday has a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. It will be mostly sunny and 92, with another heat index around 100 degrees. Southwest wind will be at 6 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is likely.

Thursday night also has a 30 percent chance of storms and showers, with a low of 74. Little rain accumulation is expected, except in thunderstorms.

Friday, too, has a 30 percent chance of storms and showers, with mostly sunny skies and another high of 92. Southwest winds will blow at 3-7 mph.

The chance of rain goes up to 40 percent Friday night, with a low of 74.

Saturday has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be partly sunny and 91. Saturday night, the chance of storms and showers continues. It will be mostly cloudy and 70.

Sunday has a 40 percent chance of showers and storms, mainly in the late afternoon. It will be mostly sunny and 88.

The chance for showers and storms Sunday night is 30 percent with a low of 70.

Monday has a 30 percent chance of showers and storms. It will be partly sunny with a high of 90. The chance of rain increases to 40 percent Monday night. It will be mostly cloudy with a low of 69.

Tuesday will have a 30 percent chance of showers. It will be partly sunny and 88.

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