Cloudy weekend as chances for showers, thunderstorms persist

Few storms could be severe between Thursday and Friday.

Friday brings a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. Some of the storms could be severe. Afternoon sunshine will lead us into a mostly clear sky Saturday night. Southwest wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. The rain risk will be 40 percent. A few additional showers and thunderstorms are possible overnight.

Tue: High: 92 Low: 71 Becoming partly cloudy.

Ocean temperatures tend to be cooler when strong winds are blowing from the south or southwest, because of a process known as upwelling.

There is still a 20 percent chance of rain today, according to the National Weather Service forecast. The area will continue to be monitored for a possible Severe Thunderstorm watch.DISCUSSION.Thunderstorms across northeast New Mexico and extreme southern Colorado will continue into the evening.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms for your Friday. Brief hail and locally gusty winds will be the main threats from the stronger storms.

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Storms are mostly likely in and east of the Finger Lakes, and are likely to hit from 2 to 10 p.m., the weather service said. Saturday night plans are looking good with lows falling into the mid 60s. West wind around 5 miles per hour. Winds will remain gentle around 5-7 miles per hour out of the west. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Highest chance looks to be Saturday afternoon with less chance for storms on Sunday afternoon.

Storm chances climb even more for the Fourth of July on Tuesday. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday - A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

We'll see very similar weather tomorrow and the rest of the 4 of July weekend with highs approaching 90 in the Upstate and middle 80s in the mountains.

Today: Mostly sunny with highs near 80. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Highs creep up into the 87- to 90-degree range on these two days.

  • Megan Austin