May 24, 2018

Mother's Day weekend rain chances in the Quad Cities

14 May 2018, 04:06 | Marta Robbins

Scattered thunderstorms expected this afternoon across Cumberland County

Weekend forecast: A little rain, a little sunshine

Showers from South Dakota are approaching the southwest corner of Minnesota this Sunday morning and are likely to cross parts of southern Minnesota during the day, but rainfall will be spotty. Lows in the 60s.

For your Mother's Day on Sunday we are expecting about a copy and paste forecast from Saturday, but a bit warmer and more humid.

The last wave of low pressure will ride across the front Sunday night into early Monday. Monday morning going into the afternoon on and off periods of showers and storms will be possible across our area. We will have a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moving through during the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid-80s with southeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. The peak timing for the wet weather will continue to be during the afternoon and evening hours. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy - low around 69 with south wind 6 to 9 miles per hour.

MONDAY: Partly sunny with a passing sprinkle. Highs in the upper 60s. South wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. It's the last mostly sunny day we'll see for awhile, with an increase in clouds from the west late in the day.

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TUESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of storms. Highs in the lower 70s.

Tonight: Partly cloudy across the far north, otherwise mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers mainly south of the Highway 29 corridor. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The rest of the week brings cooler highs with increasing shower and storm chances.

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 7 a.m.

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