Best potential for rain and storm chances is today, could use it!

Another round of heavy rain and strong storms possible overnight

The primary risk with the strongest storms will be torrential flood-producing downpours along with large hail and damaging winds.

Mother's Day turned out to be fairly active with showers and storms passing through this afternoon.

This will be a very active week of weather with a daily chance for scattered afternoon thunderstorms.

Tomorrow storm chances continue but will be much more limited/ isolated in coverage.

By Tuesday morning, a few showers and storms will linger. We have no snow chances this week but on Saturday and especially Sunday we might be able to drag enough moisture into the state for a light snow shower or two.

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While widespread severe weather is not expected, one or two storms could be strong to severe mainly along/ southeast of I-44 with the threat of large hail up to the size of quarters, damaging winds to 60 miles per hour.

We do have a 4 inch rainfall deficit since March 1st, so we could use more water from Mother Nature before we get into the typical hot, dry pattern of late June to August. Highs will be in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees. Partly cloudy tonight. Monday, partly to mostly sunny skies. Highs will be in the upper 70s. A combination of this and a weak disturbance riding up the Florida Gulf Coast will help to bring storm chances back to region.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny with near-record heat.

Scattered storms will be south of us on Wednesday.

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