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Rowan weather: Clouds and rain throughout weekend

It looks like the next few days will be dreary, with clouds, showers and thunderstorms each day.

Today we’ll see patchy fog before 9 a.m., with a 40 percent chance of showers and storms. It will be mostly cloudy and 84, with calm wind becoming south at 5 mph in the afternoon. A quarter to half inch of rain is possible.

Tonight, we have a 50 percent chance of showers and storms, with mostly cloudy skies and a low of 70. Another quarter to half-inch of rain is possible.

And Saturday has a 60 percent chance of showers, then thunderstorms in the afternoon. It will be mostly cloudy with a high of 85 and west southwest wind at 3-6 mph. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is expected, except higher amounts in thunderstorms.

Saturday night’s chance of storms and showers will be 50 percent. It will be mostly cloudy and 69, with calm wind. Another tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

No relief Sunday, with a 50 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible after noon. It will be partly sunny with a high of 86. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph. Sunday night also has a 50 percent chance of showers and storms, with a low of 69 and mostly cloudy skies.

Showers are likely Monday, with thunderstorms possible after 1 p.m. The chance of rain is 60 percent. It will be mostly cloudy and 83. The same chance of rain continues Monday night, with a low of 69.

More of the same Tuesday, a 50 percent chance of showers. It will be mostly cloudy and 82. Same chance of showers Tuesday night, with a low of 66.

The chance of rain drops to 30 percent for Wednesday, with partly sunny skies and a high of 84. No rain Wednesday night, with a low of 66.

Thursday should be partly sunny and 85.



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