An unexpected downpour soaked Pierce College students Thursday as they hurried to their final classes for the semester.
Slight showers become a torrential downpour as students sought safety from the suddenly gusty winds.
The roadways near Pierce became clogged with traffic as drivers slowed down to compensate for the decreased visibility.
Showers are expected to continue Thursday night, according to AccuWeather.
High winds are expected Friday morning through Saturday afternoon with speeds reaching 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph, according to AccuWeather.