Weekend weather: Rain likely Saturday, possible Sunday

We will continue to see scattered clouds today and temperatures rising into the upper 70s. Expect full sunshine with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. However, a few stronger storms with gusty winds or small hail will remain possible. However, there is lingering uncertainty with regards to the details at this time.

Forecasters said it's possible that enough rain will fall Saturday to approach the record rainfall for the date, 1.4 inches in 1948. However, street flooding on the islands is expected as heavy rains will fill up the usual areas.

Temperatures are expected to soar Thursday with a high near 94.

Tonight rain likely before 7 p.m., then isolated showers between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. with patchy fog after 11 p.m. Monday will be windy and still in the upper 60s.

If you're waiting for these cooler temperatures to take a hike, you won't be waiting much longer. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Skies will be mostly clear by morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: Rain, mainly after noon. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Thunderstorms will be possible areawide on Friday. The first will be a continuing gusty wind, still up to 30 miles per hour at times. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

DAYTON -Mother's Day weekend this year will be a reminder that it is still spring.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Most (if not all) rain in New Jersey will come to an end by 6 a.m. Sunday morning. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

  • Delores Daniels