RALEIGH (WTVD) -- The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until early Tuesday for most of central North Carolina.
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Forecasters said unsettled weather will be featured across Central North Carolina through midweek.
An upper-level ridge centered over the southern Plains will continue to drive storms through the region over the next several days.
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Typical summer heat and humidity will be the rule Monday evening and into Tuesday with a shower or thunderstorm from time to time. Monday we are in a marginal risk for severe weather.
Tuesday will feature temperatures back in the 90s as well as the possibility for gusty thunderstorms as a stronger impulse of energy dives into the region. We see the severe chances increase to enhanced (Level 3 of 5).
More storms will be possible on Wednesday before high pressure takes over at the end of the week.
That means some dry weather begins to move in late on Thursday and Friday, with sunshine ruling most of the day on Friday. High temperatures will stay in the 90s through the rest of the week.
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