Storms make a return to the forecast, heavy rain possible

Storms make a return to the forecast, heavy rain possible

Storms make a return to the forecast, heavy rain possible

Some of the rain could be heavy at times, this afternoon and evening, which could produce some localized flooding. Then, a cold front will cross the region early with more showers expected Thursday. The heaviest storms will form during the late afternoon hours and linger through the evening hours.

Thursday - Occasional showers, mainly after 7am.

Showers could also appear during the Memorial Day weekend, although the National Weather Service is forecasting a sunny Saturday. Our average high is warming and it's now up to 78° - we'll remain a solid 10°+ "below average" again today, despite the prevailing blue skies. Low 56F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Thunderstorms are possible, and some areas may see rainfall amounts of up to an inch. We're just trying to detail when the BEST chances for rain will be so you can keep those outdoor plans or adjust accordingly. As you're getting up conditions outside will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with temperatures in the low/ mid-60s and winds from the southeast at 5-10 miles per hour. The rain risk will be 30 percent. Highs on these two days will be in the mid 80s with more clouds than sun. Winds will be fairly light and overall it will be a very comfortable day outdoors. Highs top out around 70 degrees this afternoon before showers and storms take over.

Friday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 55. Chance of rain 90%. Low of 55. Less than a tenth-of-an inch possible.

However, there is a chance that the storm shifts north slightly, which would result in an increase in rain during the day. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Look for scattered showers and thunderstorms with the high still making it to 81.

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