First Alert Forecast: A few showers Thursday night; Heavier rain possible by Friday

Scattered showers possible Wednesday. Rain heavy at times is looking likely over the weekend and into next week. The latest details on your First Alert Forecast right here!
Matt Engelbrecht - Meteorologist
Matt Engelbrecht - Meteorologist(WNDU)
Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 5:03 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2021 at 4:41 PM EDT
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As temperatures transition back into the 80s, rain chances will be going up as well. Scattered showers and an isolated thunderstorm will be possible on Thursday and hover around 80 degrees going into the weekend. The humidity will be back in the forecast as Gulf moisture streams in from the south. At this time, heavy rainfall will be possible late Friday night and into Saturday. Rainfall totals could average about 3″ of rain during this period. Showers will continue to be in the forecast this weekend, but the wettest period will be over by Saturday evening.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clouds clearing out later in the evening and we remain a little milder than the past few nights. No rain likely overnight. Low of 61.

THURSDAY: More sunshine mixed with some clouds across the area. A few scattered showers or sprinkles late in the day are possible. This chance looks very slight right now. Warmer into the afternoon but remaining breezy as well. High of 85.

FRIDAY: Rain likely, heavy at times. Thunderstorms with heavier pockets of rain throughout the day. Warm and breezy. Rainfall could exceed 2 inches in some areas. We are watching the chances for heavy rain. Stay tuned as this may warrant a First Alert Weather Day. High of 80.

LONG RANGE: Rain heavy at times along with a system that looks to bring days of rain to Michiana. Rain will likely continue, heavy at times with scattered thunderstorms through the weekend and into the early parts of next week. Rainfall between Friday and Tuesday of next week could exceed 4-5 inches. That being said we are monitoring this forecast and bring you the latest updates on this forecast on air, online and on social media.

Daily Climate Report: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Tuesday’s High: 74

Tuesday’s Low: 46

Precipitation: Trace

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