CBS 17 Storm Team Forecast

More showers and storms today and tomorrow

Weather

Tuesday night brought some heavy rain to areas along I-85, and more scattered showers and storms are in the forecast today and Thursday. Today’s rain chances will remain fairly low through early afternoon, before more activity develops by late afternoon and early evening. Temperatures will warm to the mid to upper 80s, with heat indices still in the 90s.

Temperatures will return to the 90s on Thursday, before another round of scattered storms moves in late in the day. Thursday’s storms will have the greatest potential to become damaging — it’s a Slight Risk of severe weather in our western counties, with a Marginal Risk for the rest of central North Carolina. Damaging winds will be the main threat, along with the potential for hail and heavy rain.

A drier weather pattern will settle in for the end of the work week and the weekend — the humidity will be slightly lower Friday and Friday night, but the mugginess will be back by Saturday and Sunday, along with slightly above-average high temperatures.

Wednesday will have a mix of clouds and sun, with a chance of scattered showers and storms. The high will be 86. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph. The rain chance will be 40 percent.

Thursday will have a mix of clouds and sun, with a chance of scattered showers and storms. The high will be 92, after a morning low of 71. The rain chance will be 50 percent late in the day.

Friday will be partly cloudy. The high will be 87, after a morning low of 69.

Saturday will be partly cloudy, with just a slight chance of a pop-up shower or storm. The high will be 89, after a morning low of 66. The rain chance will be 20 percent.

Sunday will be partly cloudy, with just a slight chance of a pop-up shower or storm. The high will be 91, after a morning low of 70. The rain chance will be 20 percent.

Monday will have a mix of clouds and sun, with a chance of spotty showers and storms. The high will be 92, after a morning low of 72. The rain chance will be 30 percent.

Tuesday will have a mix of clouds and sun, with a chance of spotty showers and storms. The high will be 92, after a morning low of 72. The rain chance will be 30 percent.

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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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