A weak disturbance will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms to the area today. It will be less humid with highs in the 70s. An active weather pattern is setting up Wednesday night through Thursday night. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop west of the area and move across the region late Wednesday night. A few of the storms could become strong or severe with large hail or damaging winds. There is a better chance for strong or severe storms Thursday afternoon into Thursday night as a cold front moves across the region. Any thunderstorm during this period will be capable of producing heavy rain.