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Rowan weather: April showers bring May flowers

If you are one of the lucky ones who has today off, it will be a warm one. Showers and storms are possible after 3 this afternoon.

It will be mostly sunny with a high of 82 and southwest wind at 7-9 mph. The chance of rain is 30 percent. Some of the storms could produce frequent lightning, heavy rain and gusty winds. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible.

Tonight the chance of showers and storms goes up to 40 percent, with a low of 57. Northeast winds will be at 5-7 mph. Another tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible, depending on thunderstorms.

Tuesday also has a 30 percent chance of showers and will be much cooler, with a high of 67. It will be cloudy with east northeast wind at 8-10 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

The chance of showers goes up to 50 percent Tuesday night, with a low of 54 and east wind around 7 mph.

For Wednesday, it’s a 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5 p.m. It will be cloudy again, with a high of 69 and east northeast wind around 5 mph. Wednesday night has a 20 percent chance of showers, with a low of 58.

Thursday has a 30 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m., with mostly sunny skies and a high back in the 80s. The low will be 61.

Friday has a 30 chance of showers between 2 and 3 p.m., but will be partly sunny and 80. The low will be 53.

Saturday will be mostly sunny and a bit cooler, with a high of 73. And another 40 percent chance of showers moves in Saturday night, with a low of 51.

Sunday’s chance of rain will be 70 percent, with mostly cloudy skies and a high of 68.

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