Rowan weather: Hot today, wet rest of week

Published 7:59 am Monday, May 14, 2018

After a hot and humid Monday, we’ll have a chance of showers and thunderstorms through Sunday.

Today will be sunny and hot, with a high of 90. Light wind from the south will develop this afternoon. It is a Code Yellow air quality day, for ozone and particle pollution. Unusually sensitive people will be affected, especially those with lung or heart disease, such as asthma.

Tonight will be partly cloudy and 66, with south wind at 3-6 mph.

Tuesday will have a 20 percent chance of showers, then thunderstorms after noon. It will be mostly cloudy and not as hot, with a high of 82. South southwest wind will be at 5-9 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Tuesday night, the chance of showers and storms is 50 percent, with storms possible into Wednesday morning. It will be cloudy and 65, with south southwest wind at 3-8 mph. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible, except for higher amounts in thunderstorms.

The chance for showers and thunderstorms Wednesday is 60 percent. It will be mostly cloudy and 80, with south wind around 6 mph. Wednesday night will be cloudy and 66, with the same 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday has an 80 percent chance of showers and storms, with a high of 80. For Thursday night, we’ll still have an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 66. Storms may taper off around 2 a.m.

The chance of rain Friday is 70 percent, with storms as early as 9 a.m. It will be cloudy and 80. The same chance of rain continues Friday night, with a low of 66.

Saturday will have a 70 percent chance of showers. It will be cloudy and 79. Friday night’s chance of showers will be 50 percent, and it will be cloudy and 66 again.

Sunday will bring more showers and thunderstorms, with a 60 percent chance of rain. It will be cloudy and 80.

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