Cold front bringing heavy rain, flooding continue push through North Carolina

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Thursday, March 28, 2024
First Alert Noon Forecast: March 28
Rain and clouds move out Thursday afternoon.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Heavy rain and storms continued overnight for most of the Triangle.

Some areas saw totals of 3 to 4 inches, with isolated higher amounts going into Thursday. Rain should taper off sometime in the afternoon and warmer temperatures should move into the area. The flood watch has been dropped for the Triangle, but still remains for eastern and southern counties.

The Flood Watch is effective until 8 p.m.

Locally heavy rain and strong wind gusts will be possible both days.

The rain began before sunrise on Wednesday. The system will clear out Thursday night and leave behind windy but warmer conditions for Friday and the weekend.

The heaviest rainfall was east of Raleigh and Interstate 95. Rain totals accumulated between 1 and 3 inches causing minor flooding in poor drainage areas.

Easter Weekend Forecast

Things are looking good if you have outdoor plans for the weekend.

Highs will climb into the mid and upper 70s, and there should be plenty of sunshine to go around.

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