Rowan weather: Two gorgeous days ahead, but beware of Sunday

Published 7:52 am Friday, April 13, 2018

Enjoy today and tomorrow, because Sunday looks like the wrath of spring will descend.

Today will be sunny and 78, but still windy, with winds from the south southwest at 7-15 mph and gusts up to 24 mph.

Tonight will be partly cloudy and 57, with south wind around 9 mph.

Saturday will be partly sunny and 79, with more south southwest winds, this time at 9-13 mph, gusting up to 21 mph. A 20 percent chance of showers is possible after 3 p.m.

Saturday night will be mostly cloudy and 62, with south wind at 7-9 mph. There will be a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2 a.m. Less than a tenth of an inch is expected.

Sunday is the day to be cautious. A strong cold front will pass through the area with damaging winds, showers and thunderstorms, hail and a few brief tornadoes.

In addition, high rainfall totals in severe thunderstorms could produce flash flooding in the area. It’s going to be a good day to stay home and monitor weather reports.

The chance of precipitation Sunday is 90 percent, with mostly showers before 1 p.m., then thunderstorms in the afternoon. It will be 76 degrees, with south wind at 9-16 mph, gusting to 26 mph, except higher in severe thunderstorms.

Sunday night’s chance of showers and storms is 80 percent, with a low of 49.

Monday will be mostly sunny, but quite a bit cooler, with a high of just 61. The low will be 38.

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

Wednesday will be mostly sunny and 76, with a warm low of 53.

Thursday should be sunny and 72.

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