• 46°

Rowan weather: Clearing skies and wind

It’s going to be a great day, but a little windy. It will be partly sunny and then clear, leading to a high of 74. South southwest wind will increase to 10-15 mph, with gusts up to 23 mph.

Tonight will be clear, with a low of 51 and south wind at 7-9 mph.

Friday will be sunny and 77 with south southwest wind at 7-14 mph, and gusts up to 23 mph. Friday night will be partly cloudy and 57, with south wind at 7-10 mph.

Saturday is the day to enjoy the outdoors this weekend. It will be partly sunny and 79, with south southwest wind again, this time at 9-13 mph with gusts of 21 mph.

Saturday night will have a 30 percent chance of precipitation, with showers and possible thunderstorms. It will be mostly cloudy and 61.

Sunday starts with an 80 percent chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms. The high will be 76.

Severe weather is possible Sunday as a strong cold front pushes through the area, producing a line of showers and thunderstorms.

Storms could begin as early as Saturday night and continue through Sunday afternoon, bringing the possibility of severe weather, including heavy rainfall, damaging winds, possible hail and the chance of an isolated tornado.

The 80 percent chance of rain continues through Sunday night, with thunderstorms tapering off around 2 a.m. Some of the storms could produce more heavy rainfall. The low will be 48.

Monday is a complete change with mostly sunny skies and a much cooler high of 61. The low will be 38 under mostly clear skies.

Tuesday will be sunny and 65, with another clear night and a low of 44.

Warmer temperatures return Wednesday, with more sunshine and a high of 74.

Comments

Local

PETA plans protest at Salisbury Police Department on Friday

BREAKING NEWS

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx appeal denied, charter revoked

Coronavirus

29 new positives, no new COVID-19 deaths reported

Crime

Blotter: Woman charged with drug crimes

News

Nesting no more: Eagles appear to have moved on from Duke’s Buck Station

Business

The Smoke Pit leaving downtown Salisbury for standalone building on Faith Road

Education

Shoutouts

High School

High school football: Hornets’ Gaither set the tone against West

Local

Salisbury to show off new fire station

Education

Livingstone College to host virtual Big Read events this month

Local

City makes some appointments to local boards, holds off on others to seek women, appointees of color

Education

Education briefs: RCCC instructor honored by Occupational Therapy Association

Local

Second quarter financial update shows promising outlook for city’s budget

Columnists

Genia Woods: Let’s talk about good news in Salisbury

Local

City attorney will gather more information for Salisbury nondiscrimination ordinance

Education

North Hills planning to hold May fundraiser in person

East Spencer

Developers aim to transform former Dunbar School site into multi-purpose community development

Education

Knox student organizing event to get community cycling

Education

Decision on Essie Mae charter appeal expected Thursday

Nation/World

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

Nation/World

Police uncover ‘possible plot’ by militia to breach Capitol

Nation/World

States rapidly expanding vaccine access as supplies surge

News

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper receives COVID-19 vaccine

News

North Carolina health officials urge schools to reopen