Heavy rain is expected to fall on the area this afternoon and evening. A chance of showers continues through Wednesday, but the week is looking up from there.

 

Periods of rain, mainly after 3 p.m. High near 47. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

 

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 43. East wind 13 to 18 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

 

Tuesday A chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

 

Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

 

Wednesday A slight chance of showers after 9 a.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

 

Thursday Sunny, with a high near 60.

 

Friday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

 

Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

 

Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 65.