Metro-East News

You might as well be walkin' on the sun before rain rolls into metro-east

News-Democrat

While the first hours of the morning were filled with cloudy skies, forecasters are calling for a sunny Thursday in the metro-east with a high around 90 degrees.

Thursday night, mostly cloudy with a low round 73 degrees. Forecasters say there is a 20 percent chance for rain and thunderstorms after 4 a.m. Friday.

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

Today ... Partly sunny, with a high near 90 degrees. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Tonight ... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73 degrees. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

Friday ... A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88 degrees. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

Friday Night ... A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69 degrees. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

Saturday ... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 86 degrees. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

Saturday Night ... Mostly clear, with a low around 66 degrees.

Sunday ... Sunny, with a high near 89 degrees.

Sunday Night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 69 degrees.

Monday ... Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Monday Night ... Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Independence Day ... A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88 degrees.

Tuesday Night ... A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70 degrees.

Wednesday ... A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88 degrees.

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