Cooler temperatures today, rain in forecast

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A cooler Thursday, with highs in the low 80s and rain, is the forecast from the National Weather Service.

Off-and-on showers and thunderstorms may continue today through early Sunday morning, the weather service said.

An isolated strong to severe thunderstorm is possible during the late afternoon and evening hours today, Friday and Saturday, according to the weather service. Damaging winds and heavy rain are possible.

Heat will build back Friday and Saturday, and there are chances of rain and storms, the weather service said. The heat index could be 100 to 105 on Saturday.

Then a cool front moves in to the area on Sunday, with the high near 78.

Today, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 83 with a south southeast wind of 3 to 6 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., according to the weather service. It will be mostly clear during the early evening, then mostly cloudy, with a low of 72 and a southeast wind of 3 to 6 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is in the forecast.

Friday, There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., with a high near 91, the weather service said. The heat index may be as high as 98. An east southeast wind of 6 to 13 mph will gust as high as 22 mph. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.

Friday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m., with a low of 78, according to the weather service. A southeast wind of 11 mph will gust as high as 21 mph.

Saturday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., with a high near 94, the weather service said. A south wind of 9 mph will become west in the afternoon, with winds gusting as high as 21 mph.

Saturday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 67, according to the weather service. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Sunday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 78, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 61, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 80, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 60, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 86, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low near 65, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny, with a high near 90, the weather service said.

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