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Thunderstorms in forecast for Tuesday, Wednesday

Anyone getting out Tuesday afternoon and through the day Wednesday should take an umbrella.

The Lincoln County area can expect a marginal risk of isolated severe storms Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The risk includes possible damaging wind gusts and hail up to quarter size.

Today’s forecast is a high of 77 degrees and a low of 70. A blend of sun and clouds with widely separated thunderstorms this afternoon are expected for the area, with up to ¼-inch of rain. There is a 51% chance of rain and a 31% chance of thunderstorms, with wind gusts up to 13 mph.

Tonight, cloud cover will increase from 63% to 96%, with a 25% chance of rain and 6% chance of thunderstorms.