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Rowan weather: Rain, thunder, lightning, wind

Might as well get that book you’ve been wanting to read, it looks like a stay inside kind of weekend.

Today we can expect an isolated severe storm, but multiple rounds of thunderstorms are expected this weekend. Isolated severe storms are possible Saturday, with more widespread severe weather on Sunday.

Heavy rain, especially in areas hit by repeated thunderstorms, may cause isolated flash flooding.

We’re starting with showers before noon today, with the chance of a thunderstorms between 1 and 4 p.m., then more showers and storms later in the day. The chance of rain is 70 percent.

It will be cloudy and 75, with south wind around 10 mph, gusting to 18 mph. A quarter to half inch of rain is possible.

Tonight’s chance of rain is 60 percent, with showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m., then more showers, with a higher chance of thunderstorms after 11 p.m. The low will be 62, with south wind at 5-7 mph. Another quarter to half inch of rain is possible.

The chance of rain Saturday is 60 percent, with showers and storms mainly after 2 p.m. Patchy fog is likely in the morning. It will be cloudy and 77. Winds will be from the south. A quarter to half inch of rain is expected.

Saturday night will be mostly cloudy and 63, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be light from the south. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Sunday will be cloudy and 77, with a 70 percent chance of rain. Showers and storms are likely before noon, then more showers, with more thunderstorms in the afternoon. South wind will be at 8-14 mph, with gusts up to 23 mph.

The chance of rain Sunday night is 70 percent, with more showers and storms, mainly before 4 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy and 56.

Monday will be mostly sunny and 68, with a 30 percent chance of showers before 7 a.m. Monday night will be clear and chilly, with a low of 44.

Tuesday will be sunny and 73, with a clear night and a low of 52.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny and warmer, with a high of 77. The low will be 56, with mostly cloudy skies.

And rain returns Thursday, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be mostly cloudy and 76.

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