Mostly sunny and nice Wednesday

Showers and storms in the forecast today, still mild

This is also when the next best rain chance returns to central and eastern North Carolina. A series of upper-level disturbances will bring a chance of showers in the afternoon and evening hours nearly every day this week. The humidity will remain very low tomorrow with dew point temperatures in the 40s and 50s!

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

We saw some busy weather today as numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail pushed through the area.

Tuesday: A slight chance for a stray shower or thunderstorm otherwise mostly sunny with highs near 90°.

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WEEKEND: More scattered showers and storms are expected as temperatures stay muggy in the upper 80s. Showers and storms will be possible Friday morning, moving south to I-44 by early afternoon with drier weather moving in by Friday evening.

Wednesday should be mostly sunny and warm. Early sunshine will allow temperatures to rise well into the 80s away from Long Island Sound before any showers or thunderstorms develop during the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers/Storms (20%). Southerly winds will keep shore locations cooler, as temperatures will be held in the lower 80s.

Monday night: A few showers and storms overnight, then mostly cloudy. Any storms that pop up could become strong. The chance of any one spot getting wet each day is in the 45 to 55 percent category. Highs will soar into the 80s and 90s, with 60s and 70s in the higher mountains.

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