Showers and storms arrive Thursday, some possibly strong to severe

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  • Showers, storms Thursday
  • Isolated; Possibly strong to severe
  • Cooler start for the weekend

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Overnight: Clouds thicken through the night, with a slight chance of a passing shower west of I-75 about daybreak as temperatures will fall through the 70s into the middle 60s overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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Thursday: Rounds of showers and storms are expected. The greatest threat for strong storms will be in the afternoon, with locally heavy rain and gusty winds. An isolated, embedded storm may become strong to severe. The high temperature is expected to reach the mid-70s. Outside the thunderstorms, wind gusts could reach 30 mph to 40 mph. Showers will taper after midnight.

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Friday: A cooler day is expected with highs only reaching the middle 60s. Clouds will decrease and lead to an overall dry day.

Saturday: Expect a dry start to the weekend as highs peak in the low to middle 60s. Clouds increase through the day and it should stay dry for most of the night as well.

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Mother's Day: Another system will bring scattered rain showers Sunday. It'll be breezy and mostly cloudy as highs reach the middle 60s.

Monday: It will be partly cloudy and quiet with highs reaching the middle 60s. 

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