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Dig out that poncho, thunderstorms may visit metro-east Monday

News-Democrat

Metro-east residents will see clouds fill the sky Monday afternoon as a chance of afternoon thunderstorms roll in after 3 p.m.

Forecasters are calling for a high Monday of 84 degrees and a low Monday night of 56 degrees.

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

Today ... Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Increasing clouds, with a high near 84 degrees. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Tonight ... Isolated showers before 11 p.m. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 56 degrees. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tuesday ... Sunny, with a high near 81 degrees. Light and variable wind.

Tuesday Night ... Mostly clear, with a low around 62 degrees. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

Wednesday ... Mostly sunny, with a high near 88 degrees. South wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Wednesday Night ... Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72 degrees.

Thursday ... A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89 degrees.

Thursday Night ... A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71 degrees.

Friday ... Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Friday Night ... A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68 degrees.

Saturday ... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85 degrees.

Saturday Night ... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67 degrees.

Sunday ... A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86 degrees.

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