Rowan weather: Sticky, hot

Published 7:52 am Monday, July 2, 2018

July is here, and that means more heat, humidity and a chance of pop-up thunderstorms.

Today will be partly sunny and 91 with south southeast wind around 6 mph in the afternoon. There is a 20 percent chance of showers and storms after 2 p.m. It will be a Code Yellow air quality day, meaning unusually sensitive people will be affected.

Tonight will be mostly clear and 71, with patchy fog after 3 a.m.

Tuesday will start out with patchy fog, then become mostly sunny. The high will be 93, with east northeast wind at 5-7 mph. A 20 percent chance of showers and storms is possible after 11 a.m. It will be another Code Yellow air quality day.

Tuesday night will be partly cloudy and 71, with east wind around 5 mph. We’ll hang on to that 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms through 1 a.m.

Independence Day will be mostly sunny and 89, a bit of a change, with east northeast wind at 5-8 mph. And it will be a Code Yellow air quality day, too. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is possible after 11 a.m. The same chance of rain is possible Wednesday night, with mostly cloudy skies and a low of 71.

Thursday will be partly sunny and 88, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Thursday night will be partly cloudy and 70, with a 30 percent chance of storms and showers.

Friday will be mostly sunny and 90. The low will be 71, with partly cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of showers and storms, mostly after 10 p.m.

Saturday brings a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high of 88 and partly sunny skies. The low will be 69, with a 50 percent chance of more showers and storms.

Sunday will be partly sunny and 86, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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