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Move over sun, metro-east may see afternoon thunderstorms

News-Democrat

Even with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms after 2 p.m., forecasters say the metro-east heat index values could climb as high as 100 on Wednesday.

Wednesday should see a high of 92 degrees and a low Wednesday night of 71 degrees, accompanied by cloudy skies.

This week’s forecast for the metro-east from the National Weather Service:

Today ... A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 92 degrees. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 6 to 11 mph.

Tonight ... A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71 degrees. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

Thursday ... A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 91 degrees. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph.

Thursday Night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 70 degrees. Light south wind.

Friday ... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93 degrees. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night ... A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71 degrees.

Saturday ... A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92 degrees.

Saturday Night ... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70 degrees.

Sunday ... A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 86 degrees.

Sunday Night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 63 degrees.

Monday ... Sunny, with a high near 85 degrees.

Monday Night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 64 degrees.

Tuesday ... Mostly sunny, with a high near 85 degrees.

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