Mostly clear skies and warm today, with rain later in the week

Published 8:17 am Monday, April 5, 2021

 

Rain may fall in the area Tuesday and Friday afternoons, but the majority of the week in Lincoln County is expected to be warm and precipitation-free.

A high of 78 is expected for the area today as the week starts off with mostly clear skies.

Temps are expected to drop into the low to mid-50s Monday night before rising again to similar daytime highs for Tuesday.

The National Weather Service in Jackson predicts a few isolated showers and thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon — 75% chance of rain and a 15% chance of thunderstorms. Lincoln County is under a marginal risk of isolated severe storms with damaging winds, hail and a possible tornado.

Tuesday night’s low is expected to be 65 degrees.

Wednesday and Thursday are forecast to be cloudy or mostly-cloudy with highs of 79 and lows in the mid-60s, before Friday brings a high of 82 and a greater than 50% chance of rain and thunderstorms in the afternoon.