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Rowan weather: Storms tonight could be severe

The chance of showers and thunderstorms today is just 30 percent, with showers this morning and thunderstorms possible after 1 p.m. Patchy fog is possible through 1 p.m., too.

It will be cloudy and 78 today, with south wind 5-7 mph this afternoon. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible, with higher amounts in thunderstorms.

The chance of rain tonight is 80 percent, with showers and thunderstorms before 2 a.m., then showers. Patchy fog will form after 11 p.m. The low will be 66, with south wind around 7 mph. A half to three-quarters inch of rain is possible.

The storms tonight could become severe with damaging winds, large hail and frequent lightning.

Friday will be mostly cloudy and 79, with southwest wind at 3-5 mph. The chance of rain is 40 percent, with showers to start and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. The fog may linger until 11, too. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible again, with higher totals in thunderstorms.

Friday night will be mostly cloudy and 65 with light wind. The chance of rain is 30 percent, with showers and storms before 10 p.m., then showers. Another tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Saturday will be partly sunny and 79, with winds from the north northwest at 5-7 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night will be partly cloudy and 62.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and 77. It will be a partly cloudy night, with a low of 60.

Monday will be sunny and 79. Monday night will be partly cloudy and 61.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and 80, with a low of 61 and partly cloudy skies

And Wednesday will be mostly sunny and 81.

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