A Great Weekend Ahead

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Beautiful Weekend: The cold front is offshore. High pressure will build over the region from the Tennessee Valley. The morning will begin with fair skies, with mostly sunny skies into afternoon. Highs will be near average today-in the low 70s. Overnight lows will be in the mid and upper 40s under mainly clear skies. Highs will be in the upper 70s to near 80 Sunday as high pressure shifts towards the coast. Lows will be in the mid and upper 50s.

Storms Return Monday Evening: Clouds will increase Monday ahead of the next storm system. Afternoon rain chances will be spotty. Scattered rain and storms will increase in Monday evening and night as the front draws closer. Highs will be in the low 80s Monday with lows in the mid/upper 50s.

Severe Risk Monday Evening/Night: The Storm Prediction Center is highlighting the Triangle and areas north and west in the level 2 of 5 risk for severe storms. There is a level 1 of 5 risk for areas along I-95. The main concerns will be damaging winds and hail.

Big Cool Down: The front will sweep offshore by sunrise Tuesday. Drier and much cooler air will move in, with highs in the mid 60s north to near 70 south. Overnight lows will be in the mid 40s. Conditions will be similar Wednesday.

Unsettled End to the Week: Another storm system will approach Thursday, bringing a return of showers and storms. There are still timing differences on rain, so I have extended wet conditions into Friday. Highs Thursday and Friday will be in the mid 60s with lows in the upper 40s and low 50s.

Have a great weekend!
Kweilyn Murphy

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