Friday's First Warning Forecast: Tracking rain for the weekend

Pauline Gross
March 17, 2018

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday.

Threats: If a severe storm develops, expect heavy rain (with possible localized flooding), damaging wind (up to 65 mph), hail (up to the size of quarters) and the possibility for a tornado.

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The rain is to continue into Friday night, with the breezy conditions sticking around and a low in the lower 30s forecast.

Even though right now it appears that widespread and significant severe weather won't occur this weekend, it's always a good idea to stay up-to-date with the latest forecast in case there are any changes.

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Those rain chances continue into the overnight hours.

We'll likely see a few showers or storms early in the day, but the threat for anything severe is not expected until the afternoon hours.

Sunday night, there is a 60 percent chance of showers, mostly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. However, another storm system will arrive late Sunday into Monday with increasing showers and t-storms Sunday night through Monday followed by cooler weather to start the week.

Monday: Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain.

Our next chance for rain is set to move in for the start of spring, Tuesday. As mentioned, another round of thunderstorms will impact the area during the afternoon Monday.

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