risk of (some inclement weather)

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risk of (some inclement weather)

A significant chance of some kind of unpleasant weather, such as rain, snow, lightning, etc., occurring. I just heard that there's a risk of rain tomorrow. I hope our football game doesn't get canceled. You should never set off on a hike when there's a risk of lightning.
See also: of, risk

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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Although there may still be a risk of showers in places, Wales is set to see another taste of summer as the sun is set to make a return.
He added: "There is still a risk of showers breaking out in the afternoon, but it's a predominantly dry picture for Friday."
There's also a risk of showers hitting the region on Saturday and Sunday, as the unsettled weather continues.
Sunday will see risk of showers near the eastern and southern coasts but will be dry elsewhere.
Temperatures will cool slightly from Thursday, but remain in the mid-teens, with a risk of showers in central and southern England and northwest Scotland.
The Met Office predicts a 70-80% chance of rain on Sunday in Capel Curig and a 50-70% risk of showers in Holyhead.
Southern and central regions should stay dry, while there is the risk of showers in Ireland and the west of Britain.
Bottas looks an each-way bet at the prices but the risk of showers throughout the day threatens to turn qualifying into a lottery.
It will also be mild overnight and there is no risk of showers.
Max 23C (73F) Min 9C (48F) Thursday: Sunny, with growing risk of showers. Remaining warm, especially in west.
There is a risk of showers or thunderstorms spreading into the far west later on Wednesday.
"There is a risk of showers, maybe thundery, from 8am tomorrow.
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."
There is a risk of showers today but mostly dry thereafter."