A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has expired for Forsyth County and portions of Guilford and Davidson counties.
High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories are in effect for the afternoon and evening hours. For the area under a High Wind Warning, sustained winds will be 20-30 mph with gusts above 40 mph.
For the area under a Wind Advisory, sustained winds will be 18-22 mph with gusts above 30 mph.
High Point Fire Department says high winds can cause fires to easily get out of control and that there is no burning allowed in the city of High Point.
Showers will continue for the morning hours before a lull in radar activity for part of the afternoon.
A strong cold front will cross the state between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., bringing with it another round of showers and thunderstorms.
Behind the cold front, skies clear out nicely and temperatures drop rapidly, to near 30 degrees by daybreak on Thursday.
Clear conditions stay put for the day, but highs won't make it out of the lower 40s.