Rain likely today with storms

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Mary Ellen Pann
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10 August, 2017

Additional chances of storms are expected this weekend, according to the weather service.

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Little warmer as you go south of Macon and Warner Robins with high temperatures possibly climbing into the upper 80s. With the boundary not moving much, rain will remain in the forecast into the overnight hours as well. A front stalled near the coast will help trigger additional scattered to numerous showers and storms across southeastern North Carolina Wednesday and Thursday. South wind around 5 miles per hour. Cooler. Highs in the mid 80s. The high will be 83, after a morning low of 68. Most thunderstorms will be just garden variety, but a marginal risk of severe weather has been posted for part of the western edge of Minnesota for Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Wednesday Night.Mostly cloudy. Shower/storm chance lingers. A sunny start Thursday morning is partly cloudy by the end of the day.

Showers and storms will quickly dissipate after sunset leaving partly cloudy to mostly clear skies overnight. Recent computer models show a "wobble" with today's round of rain, which could suggest a slightly SOUTHEAST movement as it slides over our neck of the woods.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

There's a 30 percent chance of afternoon and evening rain and thunderstorms. Highs will get back to the upper 80s over the weekend.

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Sunday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-80s, and again there is a chance for afternoon storms. Temperatures will climb into the upper 70s.

Forecast track of the center of Tropical Storm Franklin.

Sunday Night.Mostly cloudy. Small rain chance.

Sunday night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tue: High: 87 Low: 66 Partly cloudy.

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