Isolated thunderstorms possible through early evening

Credit: Marshall Gorby

Credit: Marshall Gorby

Isolated thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon through early evening followed by widespread rainfall overnight.

A cold front is slowly progressing southeast, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

There is a marginal risk for severe weather in areas southeast of Interstate 71. The timing of isolated severe storms is between 2 and 7 p.m., with damaging winds being the main threat.

Quarter-size hail (1-inch) was reported at 4:07 p.m. in South Charleston in Clark County, minutes before the NWS issued a severe thunderstorm warning, which was canceled at 4:37 p.m.

After a high around 67 degrees, the overnight low temperature is expected to drop by 20 degrees into the mid-40s. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are in the forecast overnight.

There is a chance of showers before 1 p.m. Saturday, which is Earth Day, followed by a slight chance of showers after 4 p.m. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny with a high near 58 degrees.

There is a chance of showers Saturday night, mainly before 8 p.m. Skies will be partly cloudy with an overnight low around 36 degrees. There’s a chance for frost to develop overnight.

Patchy frost is likely before 7 a.m. Otherwise, Sunday will be mostly sunny and cool with a high near 52 degrees. Sunday night will be partly cloudy. Temperatures overnight are expected to drop to near freezing, with frost expected.

Areas of frost are expected before 10 a.m. Monday. The day will become mostly sunny with a high near 56 degrees. Monday night will be partly cloudy with an overnight low around 35 degrees and patchy frost after 3 a.m.

Temperatures will rebound into the 60s for the rest of the workweek.

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