First Alert: Thursday forecast

First Alert: Wednesday morning forecast

Thursday, temperatures will start in the 40s and top our in the low 70s with increasing cloud cover during the day. While there is a 20% chance for rain, it won’t fall until after 7 p.m.

Friday will start off with passing showers and some drizzle. Then in the afternoon it looks like showers and storm will develop across the area. The good news is that severe weather - at this point - doesn't appear to be likely. In fact, it looks like the strongest storms will only have heavy rain and some gusty wind. High temperatures will be in the low 70s.

Saturday and Sunday the clouds will stick around and highs will be in the mid to upper 60s with a 10-20% chance for showers.

By Monday, another warm front passes through, pushing temperatures back into the 70s. There will also be a 20% chance for rain late in the evening, after 7 p.m. That threat will last overnight and into Tuesday morning as a cold front swings through.

As the cold front moves through early on Tuesday, it may open the door for some stronger storms to develop. Right now, the main concern is for heavy rain, frequent lightning, gusty wind, and small hail. While a tornado - at this point - can’t be ruled out, it isn’t a main concern.

It will be cooler behind that front, with highs in the middle of next week in the upper 50s.

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