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Rowan weather: Sunny, pleasant weekend

The weekend will still be beautiful. It remains to be seen how much wind and rain we’ll get Monday and Tuesday, as Hurricane Irma’s track is shifting.

Today will be sunny and 75, with northeast winds at 5-7 mph. Tonight will be clear, with a low of 52 and calm wind.

Saturday will be sunny and 74, with northeast wind at 5-9 mph. It will be mostly clear Saturday night, with a low of 53 and northeast wind around 8 mph.

Sunday, sunny and 72, with more northeast wind starting at 8-15 mph, possibly gusting as high as 23 mph. Sunday night will be mostly cloudy and 57.

Showers and wind are likely Monday, with a 70 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1 p.m. With a high of 68, skies will be cloudy.

The chance of rain is 100 percent Monday night, with a low of 60 and more wind.

Tuesday has an 80 percent chance of rain, with a high of 73. The chance of rain will be 50 percent Tuesday night, with a low of 58.

Wednesday will have a 30 percent chance of rain, but will be partly sunny and 77. The low will be 59.

Thursday will be mostly sunny and 79.

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