Some Storms This Weekend


Tonight will bring quiet conditions for most. We will see temperatures fall back into the mid 50s and after dark any shower or storm chances begin to diminish. It will be a decent end to the work week, but we will still have to watch for a few isolated storms to develop east of I 77 through the early evening.

Saturday we slowly continue to dry out with a few showers and thunderstorms still possible across most of the area. We’re a little cooler than the day before but we should still get into the upper 60s and the low 70s. Showers will be hit or miss, but there will be more around than what we see on Friday, especially by the evening.

A marginal risk for severe weather is in place for the entire area on Saturday. Strong gusty winds are the primary concern once again. The tornado threat is very very low, but it’s not zero. We are not expecting a lot of severe weather, but we will have to watch any storms that move in during the late afternoon and early evening.

Sunday we see a similar day to Saturday. Highs will make a quick jump back into the 60s for most. Throughout the day we’ll be drying out too so it might be easier to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Just be mindful if you do that a few showers are still possible first thing in the morning.

Monday we’ll hold steady with a dry day back into the upper 60s and low 70s. More sun is expected after a showery and cloudy weekend, which will be a welcome change. This will make two nice Mondays in a row if the forecast holds!

Tuesday rain makes a possible reappearance for the most part it looks like another round of scattered thunderstorms and showers along another passing cold front. We’re keeping chances low in the forecast for now as timing on this one is a little bit tricky. Highs will stick to the 60s ahead of the front.

Wednesday we return to more seasonable if not a little below average weather behind Tuesdays front. Highs will only be into the 50s for most, but for the most part most of the rain has come to an end at this point.

We dry out but remain fairly cool in the extended forecast. For now it doesn’t look like another hard freeze is on the table but another frost certainly is possible through this period. Just be mindful if you’re starting to get that itch to plant, it’s not safe just yet!

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Isolated shower or thunderstorm early. Lows in the 50s.
Better chance for showers and storms. Highs in the 70s.
More rain, mainly early. Highs in the 60s.
Sunny and dry. Highs near 70.
Rain chances return. Highs near 70.
Drying out. Highs in the 50s.
Dry with some clouds. Highs in the 50s.
Still quiet. Highs in the upper 50s and low 60s.
Dry stretch continues. Highs in the 50s.

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