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Rowan weather: Mostly cloudy, then mostly cloudy

The words for this week: Mostly cloudy.

Almost every day through next Monday, President’s Day, will be mostly cloudy.

Today will bring a 20 percent of rain or drizzle before noon, then a chance of rain. The high will be a chilly 43, with northeast wind at 6-9 mph.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low of 34 and east northeast wind of 5 mph calming in the evening.

Wednesday will have a 30 percent chance or rain in the morning, followed by showers. It will be mostly cloudy and 60, with southwest wind at 5-7 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Wednesday night has a 40 percent chance of showers, mostly cloudy skies and a low of 51, with south southwest wind at 6-9 mph.

Thursday will be mostly cloudy, but warmer, with a high of 70. We’ll have a 30 percent chance of showers and southwest wind at 7-13 mph gusting to 18 mph. Thursday night will have a 20 percent chance of rain, be mostly cloudy and 57.

Friday has a 50 percent chance of rain after 8 a.m., and will be mostly cloudy with a high of 70. The chance of rain drops to 40 percent Friday night, with a low of 39.

Saturday’s chance of rain will also be 40 percent, with mostly cloudy skies and a high of 52. The chance of rain Saturday night will be 30 percent, with a low of 33.

Sunday will be partly sunny and 54, with a 30 percent chance of rain. The chance of rain goes up to 40 percent Sunday night, with mostly cloudy skies and a low of 42.

And Monday, President’s Day, will have a 40 percent chance of rain and be mostly cloudy and 62.

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