Campers be warned, flash flooding possible this weekend

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Skies are expected to clear off for your Independence Day fireworks displays, but in the meantime, rain could cause some real problems. There are flash flood watches in effect through the weekend. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service.

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 74. East wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Independence Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.