Temps in the 70s with slight chance of rain and storms this afternoon

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Scattered light showers will be possible this morning. However, by this afternoon, scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop. A few of these storms may be strong with perhaps a isolated severe storm possible. The main threats will be for gusty to strong winds between 40 to 60 mph as well as hail from pea up to quarter size. These storms will continue into the evening before diminishing after sunset. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light west northwest wind becoming north northwest 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 50. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind.

Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: A chance of showers before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.