Severe Weather Possible the Next Two Days


Monday is a day to be weather-aware as a few strong storms are on the table late in the day and towards the overnight hours. This will all be as a warm front along one of several waves of low pressure move their way in late in the day. Highs will be into the mid-70s ahead of our storms which will cool us off a bit when they spark up.

Strong winds and small hail will be the main concerns especially in the western half of the region. Isolated flooding issues are also possible as behind the warm front will be a moisture-rich air mass capable of producing some heavy downpours. The level 1 of 5 risk includes our entire area.

Tuesday we spend in between fronts, but it does little to lower our rain chances. With plenty of moisture in place, temperatures back in the 70s, and mostly clear skies during the morning and early afternoon we have a good recipe for strong and possibly severe storms. Strong winds, small hail, and isolated flooding will be our chief concerns. Most of our are lies under a level 2 of risk to see severe weather possible.

Wednesday we keep riding the train of active weather with the cold front that was associated with our warm front from Monday finally set to pass us by. Highs will remain in the upper 70s ahead of the front, along with more moisture. This will prompt another round of storms but most of the severe weather potential lies off to our south and east, we urge you to remain weather aware regardless.

Thursday has the potential to remain on the drier side, for the daylight hours at least, which will be a welcome change of pace after the last few days. We’ll be noticeably cooler though with highs back towards the 60s thanks to Wednesday’s cold front. Rain will return late in the day and overnight as an upper-level system pushes through.

Friday our rain chances are slowly decreasing through the day as our upper-level disturbance weasels its way out of the area. Highs drop further today than they did the day before into the mid-50s for most as our digging UL system opens the door to more northern air.

Saturday we dip to our lowest point temperature wise with highs in the mid to low 50s. Rain chances at this point are very low but the occasional shower remains in the forecast throughout the daytime, with a decent cloud deck expected too.

Sunday, we improve quickly temperature wise back to the upper 60s and low 70s for most. More clouds are still hanging around along with the occasional shower. Breaks in the clouds are possible from time to time so some sun could make a brief appearance.

In the extended forecast, more rain is expected as May turns into an absolute soaker of a month. Highs at least begin to make a rebound back to the 60s and 70s by the middle of next week.

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Late thunderstorms, some strong. Highs in the 70s.
Afternoon storms, likely some strong/severe. Highs in the 70s.
More thunderstorms remain weather-aware. Highs in the 70s.
Drier, rain returns late. Highs in the 60s.
Rain tapering off. Highs in the 50s.
A shower or two. Highs in the low 50s.
Low rain chances. Highs in the 60s.
Some thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s.
More rain chances. Highs in the 70s.
Some showers. Highs in the low 70s.

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