Rowan weather: Weekend could be stormy

Published 7:49 am Friday, August 2, 2019

Today will be mostly cloudy and a bit cooler, with a high of 83. Patchy fog is possible before 10 a.m. We have a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible. It is a Code Yellow air quality day for particle pollution.

Tonight also has a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3 a.m., then a chance of showers. Patchy fog will form after 1 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy and 68, with east wind around 5 mph calming after midnight. Another tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Some of the thunderstorms today and Saturday could become severe, with small hail and damaging winds. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible.

Saturday starts with a 50 percent chance of showers, then thunderstorms possible after 9 a.m. Patchy fog will hang around until 10 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy and 83, with east wind around 5 mph in the afternoon. Again, a tenth to quarter inch of rain is expected, with higher amounts in thunderstorms.

Saturday night has just a 30 percent chance of showers and storms. It will be mostly cloudy and 68, with calm wind. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Sunday will be partly sunny and 86, with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be light and variable. Sunday night’s chance of showers and storms will be 40 percent. The low will be 68, with mostly cloudy skies.

Monday will have a 60 percent chance of showers, then thunderstorms after 10 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy and 84. The chance of rain goes down to 40 percent Monday night, with showers and storms before 9 p.m., then showers through 3 a.m. It will be mostly cloudy and 66.

Tuesday will be partly sunny and 87, with a 30 percent chance of showers before noon, then showers and storms. Tuesday night will be partly cloudy and 68.

Wednesday, we get a break, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 89. The low will be 68.

Thursday brings a 30 percent chance of showers and storms, but it will be party sunny and 87.

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