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Rowan weather: Slight chance of rain later

Today will be a Code Yellow air quality day for both ozone and particle pollution. Unusually sensitive people may be affected.

It’s going to be partly sunny and 85, with east northeast wind at 5-9 mph. We’ll have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Some storms could be strong, with gusty winds, heavy rainfall and frequent lightning. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, with more in thunderstorms.

Tonight will have a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 a.m. It will be cloudy and 67, with east northeast wind at 3-8 mph. Expect patchy fog after 3 a.m. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy and 83, with light east northeast wind. There will be a 20 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms after 1 p.m.

Saturday night will have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m., then be mostly cloudy and 67, with calm wind.

Sunday will be mostly cloudy and 86, with east wind around 5 mph in the afternoon. There will be a 30 percent chance of showers and storms after 1 p.m.

Sunday night will have a 20 percent chance of showers and storms before midnight. It will be mostly cloudy and 67.

Monday will be partly sunny and 86. The low will be 67, with partly cloudy skies.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and 87, with a low of 64 and mostly cloudy skies.

Wednesday will be partly sunny and 82. The low will be 60, with mostly cloudy skies.

Thursday will be partly sunny and 81.

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