Threat of showers continue nightly Wednesday through Friday

Posted April 30, 2017

The heavy rainfall will lead to flooding along area river, creeks, and streams, according to the weather service.

Saturday is expected to bring mostly cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible after 11 a.m. The high will be near 53, with a north northeast wind of 13 to 15 miles per hour, gusting to 28 miles per hour.

Friday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 82.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. A northeast wind of 10 to 14 miles per hour may gust as high as 24 miles per hour.

Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. High 46F. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 miles per hour.

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Forecasters are calling for possible showers and thunderstorms today and Sunday, and again on Monday - May 1.

Highs today will vary from the 60's in the northern Big Country to the 70's in the central and southern Big Country. We're still looking at mostly dry conditions, but an isolated shower or storm is not out of the question. Winds may gust as high as 23 miles per hour. Clouds will gradually decrease overnight into Saturday morning as lows cool into the 20s and 30s.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. At this point Saturday looks like a washout with showers tapering off Sunday afternoon. So, if you have any outdoor plans you may have to dodge some showers or possibly a few thunderstorms. Chance of rain 50 percent.