The week's weather: Storms could last through Wednesday

May 6, 2013 

0507 local weather

Rain dampened the evening commute along the connector in Boise Monday, May 6. A thunderstorm dropped rain in the area as commuters gathered into heavy traffic. More thunderstorms are expected Tuesday.


Evening rain showers were expected to last through 6 p.m. Monday in the Treasure Valley, according to the National Weather Service.

Further storms are possible Tuesday and Wednesday, before forecasters say the skies are likely to clear Thursday.

Tuesday could see showers and thunderstorms after noon, according to NWS. As of Monday evening, the forecast holds a 30 percent chance of stormy weather with a high in the upper 70s.

Wednesday also holds a slight chance of thunderstorms. Then, the sun should return for the rest of the week.

Statesman Outdoors Editor Roger Phillips got out fishing on Lake Lowell on Saturday and reports back that "the lake looked like summer." Read his blog post here.

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