Rowan weather: Flash flood watch starts at noon

Published 7:52 am Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Starting at noon today, we’ll be under a flash flood watch until Thursday at 8 p.m. A lot of rain is expected between now and then.

Today is starting with some patchy fog, which could stick around until 11 a.m., then it will be cloudy. The high will be 81, with south wind at 3-7 mph. The chance of showers and thunderstorms is 70 percent, mainly after noon. A quarter to half inch of rain is expected.

Tonight has a 80 percent chance of showers and storms, mainly before 3 a.m. Patchy fog will show up as early as 9 p.m. It will be cloudy with a low of 70 and south wind at 6-8 mph. Another quarter to half inch of rain is possible.

Wednesday’s chance of storms and showers is also 80 percent, with patchy fog before 10 a.m. The high will be 83, with south wind at 7-10 mph. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible, except higher in thunderstorms.

And Wednesday night will also have an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low will be 70, with south wind at 5-7 mph. Another quarter to half inch of rain is expected.

Thursday’s chance of showers and storms is 80 percent again, with a high of 82 and south wind around 6 mph. And it’s the same Thursday night, with a low of 68.

Friday will have just a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be cloudy and 82. Friday night, the chance of rain drops to 50 percent, with a low of 68 under cloudy skies.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy and 85, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly after 10 a.m. Saturday night will be mostly cloudy and 69.

Sunday will be partly sunny and 88, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The same chance of rain is possible Sunday night, which will be partly cloudy and 70.

Monday should be mostly sunny and 89.

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