Rowan weather: Heat index around 102

Published 7:49 am Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Are you ready for another hot and humid day? The high will be 93, with mostly sunny skies. That will push the heat index to 102. It’s also a Code Yellow air quality day for ozone, so try to avoid outdoor activities.

There will be a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Winds will be southwest at 5-9 mph. Some storms could be strong to severe. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is expected.

Tonight, the chance of showers and storms goes up to 50 percent, with a moderate risk for strong to severe storms. Wind gusts, small hail and frequent lightning are possible. It will be mostly cloudy and 73, with south southwest wind at 5-7 mph. Storms will taper off around 5 a.m. and patchy fog is possible after 4 a.m. A quarter to half inch of rainfall is possible.

Wednesday will start with patchy fog, then become partly sunny, with a high of 92. The chance of showers and thunderstorms will be 50 percent. Another tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Wednesday night will have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low will be 71, with mostly cloudy skies. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is expected.

Thursday will be partly sunny and 88, with light north wind. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is possible, mainly before noon. Thursday night’s chance of showers and storms will be just 20 percent, with a low of 69 and partly cloudy skies.

Friday will be mostly sunny and 89, with a low of 70 and partly cloudy skies.

Saturday will be about the same, mostly sunny and 89, with a partly cloudy night and a low of 69.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and 88, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The low will be 68, still with a 30 percent chance of showers and storms.

Monday will be a lot like Sunday, mostly sunny and 88, with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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