It was actually a pretty pleasant start to the day
with a little sunshine, but around lunch is when the
rain finally moved in...and it's been fairly steady
Rain totals have been fairly light so far, but the
moisture will increase overnight and for Friday, and
we could see some locally heavy rain.
Areas of rain continue out there this evening, and
that will continue to be the story as we head through
the nighttime hours as well.
Before the rain moved in, temperatures were actually
able to warm into the 70s for highs today, but once
the rain came we cooled down.
Temperatures this evening are on the cool side, but
there's a definite increase in moisture with dew points
back into the 60s.
Because there's a decent amount of moisture in the
air, there will be the potential for some heavy rain
at times tonight and Friday.
So this area of low pressure will continue to slowly
move to the E/NE tonight and throughout the day Friday.
We'll see more periods of showers and thunderstorms
on Friday, especially in the afternoon and evening.
Then a cold front will combine with the system adding
more rain chances for Saturday.
As I mentioned, the rain could be heavy at times.
One of our forecast models is indicating anywhere
from a half inch to over 2 inches of rain, just through
Today's Allergy Report has High symptoms for Ragweed
& Weeds, Medium symptoms for Molds.
It will be cloudy and mild tonight with periods of
showers & thunderstorms.
Lows near 66.
Mostly cloudy Friday, periods of showers & storms
especially in the afternoon.
Highs near 80.
More showers and storms likely Friday night.
Lows near 66.
Chance of storms will continue on Saturday, highs
in the low 80s.
Most of Sunday will remain dry.
but another cold front will move through the Upper
Midwest Sunday night and on Labor Day.
we'll also have to watch for the potential for some
strong storms during this time period.
Stay tuned! The first day of school for many kiddos
looks to be seasonably cool with a slight chance of