Quiet Tuesday with Storm Chances Wednesday
Tuesday starts humid and mild, with areas of mist and fog settling early and clearing by or before 9am. A light shower will be possible this morning and then again this afternoon as we clear out and get some daytime heating, but the real chance of rain and storms will come tonight and into Wednesday.
We'll be watching the radar well off to our west closely this afternoon to better fine tune timing of storm chances for Wednesday. At the moment, our best chance of rain looks to be around sunrise Wednesday, with the possibility of a line of storms clearing out by noon, with more time to warm up and then develop more storms by the late afternoon. Either way, looks like we'll need to be flexible with both our morning and afternoon commutes as storms are likely to roll through.
As with the past couple systems moving through, severe weather will be possible Wednesday. Though the severe threat is higher to our north and east, damaging wind gusts 50-60mph + and isolated tornadoes look to be the main threats with this system, and we can't rule out hail either. 1/2" to 1.50" of rainfall is possible as this next rain chance swings through.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy by afternoon. 10% chance of isolated, afternoon rain. High: 86. Wind: SSE 10-15 mph, with higher gusts expected.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of thunderstorms by sunrise. Low: 70. Wind: S 5-15 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with an 80% rain and thunderstorms. Few strong to severe. High: 80. Wind: S 10-20 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain through midnight. Cooler. Low: 57. Wind: N 5-15 mph.
--Meteorologist Max Crawford