Rowan weather: Muggy, with storms later

Published 7:59 am Monday, August 20, 2018

Today will be mostly cloudy and 84, with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5 p.m. Wind will be calm in the morning, then southeast around 5 mph this afternoon. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Some of the thunderstorms could contain frequent cloud-to-ground lightning and heavy downpours. Flooding of low-lying areas is possible in some storms.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy and 71, with a 50 percent chance of showers and storms. A tenth to a quarter inch of rain is possible. Watch out for fog forming around 5 a.m.

Tuesday will also have a 60 percent chance of rain, staring with showers in the morning, then showers and storms after 10 a.m. It will be partly sunny and 87, with south southwest wind at 6-13 mph, gusting up to 18 mph. These storms could bring damaging winds and even small hail.

Tuesday night will also have a 60 percent chance of showers and storms, with thunderstorms tapering off around 1 a.m. It will be partly cloudy and 69, with south southwest wind at 5-10 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch is expected, except in thunderstorms, which could have higher totals.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny and 85, with a 20 percent chance of showers after 3 p.m. Winds will be west northwest at 3-7 mph. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy and cooler, with a low of 63.

Thursday will be mostly sunny and 82, with a partly cloudy night and a low of 62.

Friday will be mostly sunny and 82 again, with another comfortable low of 63.

Saturday should be partly sunny and 83, with a low of 65 and mostly cloudy skies.

Sunday brings a 30 percent chance of showers, but it will be partly sunny and 85.

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