Expect a fairly typical Summer day for the area on this Monday. Highs near 93, a touch cooler along the coast. Rain chances come up to 50% today and after 2pm. Rain chances continue through about 8 or 9 pm this evening, scattered clouds late, lows fall to near 76.
Heavy downpours will raise the concern for flash flooding along the Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley through midweek.
Throughout the duration of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, one group of athletes will be paying close attention to the weather forecast and, in particular, the wind as they go for the gold.
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