More storm chances tonight and tomorrow


Next work week we'll have to watch for a chance of storms Monday afternoon although think the better chance of storms will occur Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday with more on and off storms Friday through next weekend. However, wind gusts along the leading edge and within some of the thunderstorms may reach 40 to 50 miles per hour. Areas to the west and northwest of the metro saw more sunshine, helping to warm temperatures into the lower 80s. Some of the storms will produce locally heavy downpours.

A few little showers may move inland from the Atlantic Coast south of I-10, but overall rain chances will remain low for Saturday.

A 20-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

Sunday: Cloudy with a slight shower chance early. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

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Thursday: Partly sunny and cooler with a 40% chance for showers and thunderstorms. East northeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour.

A 50-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

Meteorologist Mark Larson says temps will soar, winds will howl and storm chances will continue through the weekend. Rain chances should diminish by the lunch hour, with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon and high temperatures in the middle to upper 80s.