Chance of some rain for your Friday

Source Fred Hunter  WBRC

The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado touched down in Oneida County on Friday.

Rain and thunderstorms are expected throughout the Capital Region tonight.

The Storm Prediction Center has the area in the Slight Risk for severe weather today into tonight. Some of the storms could be severe.

"Scattered thunderstorms are expected midday through early evening", the weather service said. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. There will be 30 percent chance for rain.

Thu: High: 94 Low: 72 Mostly sunny. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

July 4 is looking pretty good, chance of pop-up showers in the afternoon with temps in the lower 90s.




Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 55, according to the weather service, and a calm wind becoming south around 5 miles per hour.

Both Monday and Tuesday will see heat and humidity with highs near 90. West wind around 5 miles per hour. Humidity won't be completely gone, but it will be lower than Saturday with dew points dropping to the low to mid 60s (compared to around 70 on Saturday). Southwest wind 3 to 7 miles per hour.

Friday: Expect lots of clouds and a chance for showers and storms. A southwest wind is the popular direction of choice this time of year, which brings in cooler and more stable air off the ocean. Patchy fog is possible late Saturday night into Sunday morning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest winds will be around 5 miles per hour with a 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. High 83F. Low 63F. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Sunday will most likely be the best day of the week weather-wise with sunny skies and a high near 87. Partly cloudy Monday night, with lows around 68. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Storm chances climb even more for the Fourth of July on Tuesday.

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