NWS Forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area: Sat., May 18th 2013

Weather

May 18th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

(update as of 6:56-a.m.)

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Windy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.