Memorial Day will see scattered showers, Hurricane Agatha forms in the Pacific

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Sunday evening will see possible isolated storms for areas mainly away from the beaches. While some will get a downpour and lightning, many others, however, will miss the rain.

Overnight and Memorial Day morning look quiet.

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A few afternoon storms may fire up Monday afternoon and linger into the evening.

The chance for rain on Memorial Day is 50%.

Agatha has now reached hurricane status in the Eastern Pacific, and is forecast to approach the southern coast of Mexico as a major hurricane Monday night.

While Agatha will likely degenerate over southern Mexico, we’ll have to keep an eye on the remnants as they pass the Yucatan area, and potentially into the Western Caribbean or even the Gulf of Mexico.

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There is a tremendous amount of uncertainty about where the remnants will go and if they’ll be able to reorganize, but depending on the track, we could face a return of the wet weather late next week or a surge of drier air again.

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The National Hurricane Center predicts a 30% chance this system will re-emerge over water and reorganize by Friday.

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Chief meteorologist Tom Terry

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