Metro-East News

Thunderstorms, heavy rainfall in the forecast for the metro-east

After a sunny weekend, next week is expected to bring thunderstorms and heavy rain, according to the National Weather Service.

Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high temperature near 61 and a low around 50. There is a 20 percent chance of showers Sunday evening, with thunderstorms possible in the early morning hours Monday.

There is also a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms on Monday before noon. It will be mostly cloudy Monday, with a high near 69 and a low around 56.

On Tuesday, there is a 50 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms under cloudy skies, with wind gusts as high as 28 mph. The high temperature is expected to be near 68 and the low around 57. Occasional showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday night, when the chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.

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