The best potential for severe thunderstorms has shifted south of the region, but heavy rainfall and flash flooding remain a threat this afternoon.
A cold front and wave of low pressure will produce scattered showers and thunderstorms through this evening. The thunderstorms will be capable of heavy downpours, occasional to frequent lightning, small hail, and wind gusts over 40 mph. Areas of flash flooding is a threat this afternoon. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures will rise into the mid 70’s to lower 80’s for highs this afternoon.
The cold front will push off the coast tonight with scattered clouds and isolated to widely scattered showers. Winds will veer to the northwest at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures will fall into the mid 60’s to lower 70’s for lows.
The cold front will remain stalled off the coast tomorrow on through Thursday with scattered clouds, areas of fog, and isolated to widely scattered showers. Winds will veer to the northeast at 5 to 10 mph tomorrow and from the east at 5 to 15 mph on Thursday. Temperatures tomorrow will rise into the mid 70’s to lower 80’s for highs. Temperatures on Thursday will range from the mid to upper 60’s for lows and mid 70’s to lower 80’s for highs.
The frontal boundary will remain over the coastal waters Friday on through Monday with waves of low pressure producing scattered clouds and isolated to widely scattered showers. The best potential for rainfall will be along the coast. Temperatures Friday through Monday will range from the mid 60’s to lower 70’s for lows and lower to mid 80’s on the coast and mid 80’s to lower 90’s elsewhere.