• 63°

Rowan weather: Spring has sprung

This first full day of spring is going to be a toasty 83, then temperatures drop Sunday. There is a chance of rain just about every day.

Today’s chance of showers will be 30 percent, mainly after 5 p.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly sunny with southwest wind at 8-16 mph, gusting as high as 26 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Tonight has a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be cloudy and 59, with west southwest wind at 3-7 mph. A tenth to quarter inch of rain is possible, with higher amounts in thunderstorms.

Saturday will have a 40 percent chance of rain before 9 a.m., then showers after that. It will be mostly cloudy and 70, with northeast wind around 6 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Saturday night will have a 40 percent chance of showers. It will be cloudy and 46, with northeast wind at 3-5 mph.

Sunday will also have a 40 percent chance of showers. It will be cloudy and just 54 degrees. Winds will be east northeast around 7 mph. Sunday night’s chance of showers will be 80 percent, with a low of 44.

Monday also has an 80 percent chance of showers, with a high of 61. The chance of rain goes down to 50 percent Monday night, with mostly cloudy skies and a low of 44.

Tuesday will also have a 50 percent chance of showers, but it will be partly sunny and 63. The chance of rain goes up to 70 percent Tuesday night, which will be mostly cloudy and 50.

Wednesday’s chance of rain will be 60 percent, with cloudy skies and a high of 70. The low will be 48, with mostly cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of rain.

Thursday should be partly sunny and 73.

Comments

Local

City fights invasive beetles by injecting trees with insecticide

Local

City names downtown recipients for federal Parks Service grant

China Grove

China Grove Town Council weighs 2021-22 budget priorities, supports buying body cameras

Education

Educators reflect on Teacher Appreciation Week

Education

Livingstone College wins $30,000 Home Depot grant

Education

Shoutouts

News

Shield-A-Badge With Prayer program enters 26th year, accepting volunteers to pair with officers

Education

COVID-19 infection, quarantine numbers in Rowan-Salisbury Schools reach new highs

High School

High school football: Offensive line came together for Hornets, who play for state title tonight

Local

Pro baseball: White makes pro debut and says, ‘It felt amazing to be out there’

Education

West Rowan Middle eighth grader wins investment writing contest

Local

YSUP Rowan invites agencies to participate in youth-focused training

Nation/World

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

News

As demand drops, Cooper visits vaccine clinic to urge usage

News

NC lawmakers advance bill barring mandatory COVID-19 shots

News

N.C. bill banning Down syndrome abortions nears floor vote

Coronavirus

Rowan County sees 301st death from COVID-19

Coronavirus

N.C. lawmakers advance bill barring mandatory COVID-19 shots

Local

Rowan Public Library joins initiative to help people with digital connectivity

Local

Mocksville to dissolve police department

Crime

Blotter: May 5

Local

Salisbury’s McElroy named top city, county communications professional in state

Local

Locals condemn use of force during 2019 traffic stop of Georgia woman

Kannapolis

Back and better than ever: Cannon Ballers kick off inaugural season in Atrium Health Ballpark