Temps to jet into the 80s, rain possible

A few isolated thunderstorms are possible during the afternoon, but nothing is expected to be severe, Vrydaghs said. Any rain that does filter into the region should end during the evening hours.

Tonight will see lingering clouds with the chance of another round of showers or thunderstorms by sunrise. Overnight lows should settle into the upper 60s.

A slight risk for severe weather will move into the area Friday. “Early showers and storms will not be a major issue. Depending on how much sunshine we get during the day will increase the chance for stronger storms later in the day,” Vrydaghs said. “As of now there is a slight risk for severe storms Friday. This would mainly include strong winds, and some possible hail.”

Temperatures in the region Friday will be in the low 80s.

Saturday will still be warm, but wetter conditions will filter into the region. Highs will be near 80 with shattered showers and thunderstorms. The likelihood of severe storms Saturday is small, due to the lesser amounts of sun.

A chance for more showers and thunderstorms remains in the forecast Sunday as temperatures begin to cool across the area.

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