Metro-East News

Much-needed rain expected Monday and Tuesday

Up to four inches of rain could fall on the metro-east in the next two or three days.

Showers are expected to start Monday morning when the high temperature will be 55, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain will become heavier Monday night with intermittent downpours expected. The low will be 52.

Thunderstorms are expected Tuesday when the high will be 67. Occasional heavy downpours are again expected and winds will kick up with gusts of up to 22 mph from the southeast.

The low will be 52 Tuesday night with more heavy downpours likely.

On Wednesday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers in the forecast with a high of 60.

Skies will finally start to clear up Wednesday night, becoming partly cloudy. The low will be 39.

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