Metro-East News

High in mid-70s today; chance of afternoon shower


The forecast for Saturday calls for another unseasonably warm day, with the high reaching the mid-70s.

Here’s the complete forecast for the region from the National Weather Service:

Today...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the mid 70s. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

Tonight...Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...Then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the 40s. Light wind in the evening becoming north around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Sunday...Much cooler. Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. High in the mid 50s. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday night...Colder. Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 30s. North wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

Monday...Partly sunny. High around 50. Light wind.

Monday night...Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 30s.

Tuesday...Partly sunny. High around 50.

Tuesday night and wednesday...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Low in the lower 30s. High in the mid 40s.