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Rowan weather: One more beautiful day

It should be another beautiful day, with the sun reflecting off the pollen that’s covering every surface. It will be mostly sunny and 77. Winds will be south southeast at 5-9 mph.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy and 59, with southeast wind at 7-10 mph. A 30 percent chance of rain is possible after 4 a.m.

Friday begins a three-day period of showers and thunderstorms, some of which could become strong to severe, with frequent lightning, heavy rainfall and gusty winds. Some areas could see flash flooding.

Friday will have a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with rain before noon, then thunderstorms and showers throughout the afternoon and evening. It will be cloudy and 73, with south wind at 10-13 mph, gusting to 18 mph. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible, with higher amounts in thunderstorms.

Friday night will have a 60 percent chance of showers and storms, mainly before 8 a.m. It will be cloudy and 61, with south wind at 5-7 mph. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Saturday will be cloudy and 76, with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The morning will have mostly showers before noon, then thunderstorms after noon. Wind will be south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night’s chance of showers and storms is 40 percent. It will be mostly cloudy and 62.

Sunday brings an 80 percent chance of showers, with a thunderstorm possible before 1 p.m. Showers and storms are likely through 4 p.m., with some of the storms tapering off after 4. The high will be 76.

The same chance of showers, with a few thunderstorms, is possible Sunday night. The low will be 56.

Monday has just a 30 percent chance of showers before 7 a.m. Then it will be mostly sunny and 68. Monday night will be mostly clear and 46.

Tuesday will be sunny and 73. It will be a partly cloudy night, with a low of 52.

Wednesday will be partly sunny and 76.



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