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Rowan weather: Rain this afternoon, tonight

The rain is on its way today, with an 80 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3 p.m. The high will be just 44 degrees. A quarter to half inch of rain is possible.

Tonight’s chance of rain is 90 percent, mainly before 10 p.m. The low will be 35, with north northeast wind at 3-5 mph. Another tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high of 56 and light west wind. It will be a partly cloudy night, with a low of 34 and light west northwest wind.

Sunday will be sunny and 59, with west wind at 5-8 mph. It will be a clear night, with a low of 37.

Monday will be sunny and spring-like with a high of 68. The low will be 48, with mostly cloudy skies.

Tuesday brings a 30 percent chance of rain. It will be mostly cloudy and 63. The same chance of rain is possible Tuesday night, with a low of 52 and more clouds.

Wednesday will have a 50 percent chance of rain, with cloudy skies and a high of 66. The chance of rain goes up to 70 percent Wednesday night, with a low of 53.

Thursday will have a 70 percent chance of rain, too, with cloudy skies and a high of 61.

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