Nat’l. Weather Service forecast for Atlantic & the area: May 4th, 2012

Weather

May 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southeast between 6 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind between 5 and 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind between 7 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind between 7 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a east wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north between 13 and 16 mph. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.