Forecast: Watching thunderstorm potential Friday

Weekend still looking good

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - There will be a chance for a few scattered rain showers on Thursday with a better chance for widespread showers and strong to severe thunderstorms Friday.

THURSDAY: Partly sunny with scattered showers with warm front toward late afternoon or evening. Showers more likely evening and overnight. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the upper 70s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

FRIDAY: First Alert Weather Day for afternoon thunderstorm potential. It is a “Marginal” risk from the Storm Prediction Center for strong to severe storms,; something to watch during the afternoon and evening. Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms likely. Best chance in the afternoon. Lows in the mid to low 60s, highs in the mid 70s. (Rain Chance: 80%)

SATURDAY: Sunny and pleasant. Lows in the low 50s, highs in the low 70s.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny with a stray late day or night shower possible. Lows in the low 50s, highs in the upper 70s. (Rain Chance: 10%)

MONDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the mid to upper 70s.

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. Lows in the mid 50s, highs in the low 80s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny. Lows in the mid 60s, highs in the upper 70s to near 80. (Rain Chance: 20%)

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