Sunny with slight chance of afternoon storms on Wednesday

Wednesday is expected to be warm and sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms increasing into the evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures are expected to reach 91 in Newport News, with a 20 percent chance of precipitation mainly after 2 p.m.

That chance of precipitation goes up to 50 percent overnight. Between a tenth and a quarter inch of rain is expected to fall as a cold front passes through the area, though higher amounts are possible in thunderstorms.

On the other side of the front, temperatures will be a little cooler with Thursday’s high forecast currently in the mid-80s.

Jones can be reached by email at mjones@dailypress.com and on Twitter at @jones_mattryan.

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