risk of rain

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risk of rain

 and risk of showers; risk of thunder(-storms)
a chance of precipitation. (Used only in weather forecasting. There is no "risk" of hazard or injury involved.) And for tomorrow, there is a slight risk of showers in the morning. There is a 50 percent risk of rain tonight.
See also: of, rain, risk
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The Met Office said dry weather with sunny spells will continue for Bonfire Night on Thursday with only the west at risk of showers.
There is a risk of showers, maybe thundery, from 8am tomorrow.
After that it looks a bit more settled, although there remains the risk of showers.
With the nights starting to draw in, the risk of showers and chilly weather is growing.
However, forecasters predict a spell of drizzle on Sunday followed by a slight risk of showers towards the start of next week.
Eddy Carroll, from the Met Office, said: "The rest of July will see temperatures into the mid to high twenties in places and, although there is a risk of showers, for most the fine, largely dry and warm weather looks like it could well persist into August.
He said: "The rest of July will see temperatures into the mid-to-high 20s in places and, although there is a risk of showers, for most, the fine, largely dry and warm weather looks like it could well persist into August.
Finding a consistent rhythm is paramount and the stages hide a multitude of hazards - concealed corners, tricky tree-lined bends and a constant risk of showers given the Algarve's changeable weather.
There is a risk of showers in South East Wales near Newport and Monmouthshire, but any showers should die away throughout the evening.
Sarah explained: "As the week progresses, there is an increased risk of showers initially in the East and South-East.
Monday is looking the same with a higher risk of showers.
The forecast is for a risk of showers but they are less likely as time goes on and it is to be very breezy which is always a help.
Friday will be similar but with less of a risk of showers while Saturday is set to be dry.
Meanwhile today is set to be the best day of the week with some sunshine and a low risk of showers but Saturday is likely to be cool cloudy and wet.
Eddy Carroll, chief forecaster at the Met Office, said: "Temperatures are likely to peak today and tomorrow, reaching 32C (90F) before becoming less hot by the weekend as noticeably fresher conditions with the risk of showers push east across the country.