Thunderstorm chance at 40 percent; some could be severe

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday. Some of the storms could be severe.

Mostly cloudy with a high near 86. South southeast wind between 8 and 13 mph.

The 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms continues Thursday night.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind between 10 and 13 mph becoming light.

Some areas could see strong to possibly severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail. Total rainfall amounts are expected to be around one quarter to one half of an inch with isolated one inch amounts possible.