Lots of showers; high in mid 50s

Published Apr 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

FORECAST: Thursday night — A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 52. East wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 100 percent. 

Friday — Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Friday night — A slight chance of showers after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Saturday — A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Saturday night — Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Sunday — Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Sunday night — Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Monday — Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Monday night —Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

Tuesday — Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

NATION: A swath of clouds and spotty rain will extend from northern New England to the southern Appalachians today. Peeks of sun will allow some warming in the southern mid-Atlantic, and temperatures will also rise in the Southwest. National high Wednesday 97 at Wink, Texas; national low 18 at Plush, Ore.