After a record breaking week of heat, the weekend forecast calls for rain and thunderstorms through Sunday.
According to the National Weather Service, the storms that blew in today will last through Sunday evening. The chances of rain will lessen throughout the weekend, but strong winds and rain are expected.
Friday started with mostly sunny skies but transitioned to cloudy by the afternoon. The projected high is 93 degrees, but the afternoon is expected to cool down significantly when the storms roll in. There is currently a 60 percent chance of rain for the afternoon and a 70 percent chance of rain throughout the night. The winds are expected to be moderate near 15 mph, but gusts could reach as high as 25 mph overnight.
The storms are expected to last through Saturday as well. The cloudy day is expected to see a high of 88 degrees. There is also a 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms throughout the afternoon, but the chances of moisture drop to 20 percent overnight. The wind is expected to stay near 10 mph, but gusts could reach up to 20 mph throughout the day.
The storm system is expected to linger into Sunday, but there is only a 20 percent chance of rain throughout the afternoon and evening. The high for the day is expected to be 90 degrees, and winds should stay near 10 mph.
As the new week approaches, the storms are expected to blow out. Sunny days are projected with high temperatures dipping into the mid to high 80s. More information will be available as the weekend comes to a close.