Columbus weather: It is time for stormy weather

After a long dry spell, the Columbus area can expect rain through most of this week, WRBL Meteorologist Kurt Schmitz said.

Today will be mostly cloudy with several showers and storms moving through. Highs will reach 84.

Expect more scattered showers tonight, when lows will dip to about 70.

It'll be more of the same Tuesday and Wednesday. Both days will be mostly cloudy, with scattered storms rolling into the city. Highs both days will reach into the mid or high 80s.

Thursday and Friday will be partly cloudy with chance of a thunderstorm. Highs both days will climb toward 90.