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Rowan weather: Sunshine, then a wet weekend

Enjoy today and tomorrow, because the weekend will be soggy, and that rain will stretch into next week.

Saturday, we could have up to 3 inches of rain.

Today will be sunny and 49, with north northeast wind at 5-7 mph, calming in the afternoon.

Tonight will be clear with a low of 28.

Friday will be sunny and warmer, with a high of 56 and south wind at 5-8 mph.

Trouble moves in Friday night, with a 60 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. The low will be 43, with south southwest wind calming. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Saturday’s chance of rain is also 60 percent, with clouds and a high of 57. Winds will come from the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

The chance of rain Saturday night is 100 percent, with a low of 53.

Sunday will be warmer, 66, but have an 80 percent chance of showers. That drops to 50 percent for Sunday night, with a low of 47.

Monday will have clouds and a 40 percent chance of showers, with a high near 56. Monday night’s low will be 42, with a 30 percent chance of showers.

Tuesday will be 53 with a 40 percent chance of showers. The chance of rain goes down to 30 percent Tuesday night, with a low of 44.

And Wednesday will have a 40 percent chance of showers, too, with a high of 62.

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