Strong storms possible Friday night

Strong storms are possible Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)

Storms are possible Friday evening, after sunset and into the overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

Hail and damaging winds will be possible in the strongest storms, the weather service said.

Heavy rainfall from these storms may lead to localized flash flooding Friday evening through the overnight hours, according to the weather service.

Heavy rain is likely Friday evening with storms that are expected to develop along a front, the weather service said. This may lead to localized flash flooding.

Through the middle of next week, there is potential for widespread rainfalls of more than 6 inches total across much of the outlook area, according to the weather service. Rain is possible in the forecast on every day through Tuesday.

The cumulative effect of the round of rain may lead to river flooding from the later half of this week into next week, the weather service said.

Today, there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 59 with an east northeast wind of 9 to 13 mph.

Tonight, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 57, according to the weather service. An east wind of 5 to 8 mph will become south southeast after midnight. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 81, and a south wind of 5 to 11 mph, the weather service said. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Friday night, there is a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10 p.m., according to the weather service. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. The low will be 56, with a south wind around 9 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain are possible.

Saturday, there is a 90 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10 a.m., then showers between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 61 with a north wind of 8 mph. Between three-quarters and 1 inch of rain is possible.

Saturday night, there is a 90 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, according to the weather service. The low will be around 55. New rainfall amounts will be between a half and three-quarters of an inch.

Sunday, there is a 90 percent chance of showers, with a high of 71, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers, with a low of 67, according to the weather service.

Monday, Columbus Day, there is a 50 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 79.

Monday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, with a low of 65, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers, with a high near 77, the weather service said.

There is a potential for heavy rain and flooding Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)

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