Flash Flood Watch still in effect
The cold front that passed through the Piedmont overnight has stalled out across eastern North Carolina.
As a result, we will have cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of scattered showers — perhaps an isolated thunderstorm — for Friday during the day and evening.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 9 p.m.
Temperatures remain below normal for Friday, near 80 degrees.
Overnight, we maintain a 40 percent chance of rain with lows near 68 degrees.
Saturday, the stationary front will slowly retrograde into the western Piedmont, which will increase the chance of rain through the day and into Saturday night. There is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The flash flooding threat may not diminish until Sunday morning. Highs on Saturday will continue to be cool, in the lower 80s.
Sunday, we finally get a break from the wet weather. Partly-cloudy skies with just a 25 percent chance of isolated showers or thunderstorms. It will be significantly warmer and the humidity will be high. High temperatures will be soundly in the upper 80s.
We will continue to have warm temperatures and afternoon thunderstorms for the beginning of the work week. Highs in the lower 90s will stick around central North Carolina with insulting levels of humidity. Yes, it’s still summer.