Forecast

90s, severe storms could return this afternoon and evening

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Today there be a chance of showers and storms, including the threat of severe weather. Most of central North Carolina is in a Marginal Risk of severe weather in the afternoon and evening Friday. Marginal risk is the lowest of threat levels, but we could still see damaging wind, large hail and even an isolated tornado. 

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The weak cold front that will dip into North Carolina this afternoon may enhance our rain chances some, but it will not leave any cool air behind. Temperatures this weekend will stay in the mid to lower 90s with heat index temperatures staying near 100.

There is a second cold front heading this way Monday. This front will enhance rain chances and actually cool temperatures some and lower humidity by next Tuesday and Wednesday.

Today will be partly cloudy with a chance of a shower or storm. The high will be 90, after a morning low of 73. The rain risk will be 30 percent.

Saturday will be mostly sunny and hot with a small chance of a shower or storm. The high wil be 92, after a morning low of 73. The rain risk will be 30 percent.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and hot with a small chance of a shower or storm. The high wil be 94, after a morning low of 73. The rain risk will be 30 percent.

Monday will see the approach of another cold front, which will help keep rain in the forecast and even drop our temperatures some later next week. Monday will be partly cloudy with a high of 90 and a 40 percent chance of rain.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and slightly cooler with a high of 87 after a morning low of 69. The rain risk will only be 10 percent.

Follow the CBS 17 Storm Team on social media for the latest weather updates:

Chief Meteorologist Wes Hohenstein: Twitter & Facebook

Meteorologist Paul Heggen: Twitter & Facebook Instagram

Meteorologist Erin Clanahan: Twitter & Facebook

Meteorologist Bill Reh: Twitter & Facebook

Meteorologist Kristin Ketchell: Twitter & Facebook

This forecast was prepared by the CBS 17 Storm Team and is based on the latest information available and years of weather forecasting in North Carolina. It was not produced by a computer like many forecasts you find on the web, social media and smart phone apps.

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