We started the day with patchy dense fog and areas of light rain. That will continue through the afternoon and evening, though it won’t be a washout.

Light scattered showers will move through the area after lunchtime with the best chance for rain north of Raleigh. The high will be around 60 degrees, which will be our last mild day this week.

Wednesday is the first day of February! We will kick off the new month with widespread morning chilly rain and highs in the mid-40s. The afternoon and evening will be mainly dry.

Thursday will be our wettest day this week. Rain will be on-and-off rain throughout the day, with varying levels of intensity. We’ll begin drying out on Friday.

This weekend, while starting out dry, cold, and breezy. Saturday morning will feature temperatures in the low 20s and highs in the upper 30s. We remain in an active pattern with warmer-than-average temperatures returning to the forecast for next week.

FORECAST

TUESDAY will be overcast with scattered showers. The high will be 60. Winds will be south at 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT will be cloudy and rainy overnight. The low will be 40. Winds will be northeast 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY will be wet in the morning and chilly. The high will be 45. Winds will be northeast 10 mph.

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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.