TUESDAY'S FORECAST ... Keep the umbrella handy

Staff reports

It's a wet Tuesday, and a rainy pattern continues for possibly an entire week.

A 70 percent chance of thunderstorms -- some locally heavy -- is in the forecast today. Highs will only reach the mid 80s.

Winds will be from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.

Overnight lows will drop to the lower 70s.

Wednesday's forecast calls for a 50 percent probability of rain, with highs in the upper 80s. Lows will drop to the lower 70s.

Afternoon showers will remain in the forecast throughout the weekeknd and into the first part of next week.