Thursday, June 6 Afternoon Forecast Discussion

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After a soggy start and first half to the day, we have seen a break in the rain and some holes in the clouds this afternoon. The sunshine has allowed temperatures to warm nicely into the 80s, and as a result, may allow for a storm or two this afternoon and evening. Any storm that does develop will have to monitored for the risk of severe weather, including gusty winds and an isolated tornado, but widespread severe weather is not expected.

Passing showers will be with us tonight with more rain and storms on Friday, but not as much coverage as what we have seen so far today. Rainfall amounts should be similar to today so far, between one half and one inch. Rain will taper off after sunset Friday.

We will see isolated showers and storms on Saturday and Sunday with otherwise mostly cloudy skies both days as highs will make run towards 90. If rain delays in developing, it is not out of the question that we see 90 one or both days. The weekend won't be a washout, but you will want to be able to get to rain gear quickly in the event of a shower or get indoors for a thunderstorm.

A pop-up shower or storm is possible on Monday then we dry out as high pressure builds in briefly. It will be followed by a cold front on Wednesday. This front right now looks to be dry as it passes but will bring a shot of drier, although likely not majorly cooler, air to the area as lows drop into at least the lower 60s for late next week with highs in the middle 80s as we make a return to Spring.