There will be a 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms starting Friday night. Photo by Adam Wolfe

 By Adam Wolfe

 

The National Weather Service is calling for potential rain and thunderstorms throughout the weekend.

There will be a 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms starting Friday night and lasting through Sunday. The temperatures may still reach 110 degrees, but rain could keep the days a bit cooler. Once the storms blow through, mostly clear skies are expected.

The forecast for Friday calls for mostly clear skies during the day with a high near 108 degrees and winds staying calm near 8 mph. As the evening approaches, storms are expected to move in. There is a 10 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms throughout the night, and the overnight low is expected to be 83 degrees.

The storm is expected to linger into Saturday morning as there is a 10 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms before 11 a.m. As the afternoon approaches, the chances for rain increase to 20 percent, but the winds are once again expected to stay calm near 9 mph. The high for the day is projected to be 110 degrees, and the overnight low is expected to be 83 degrees.

Sunday will nearly mirror Saturday as there is a 10 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms in the morning before the chances increase to 20 percent in the afternoon. The projected high for Sunday is 106 degrees. The winds are expected to stay near 10 mph, and the storm is expected to blow out overnight.

As the new week approaches, the forecast calls for mostly clear skies. Temperatures are expected to be near 105 degrees to start the new work week.

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