Showers, thunderstorms to pop up across NC today

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Showers with a few thunderstorms are rolling across the North Carolina mountains Thursday morning.

The best chance of lightning will be in our southern mountains, but showers will be timed perfectly to affect the morning commute across the western Piedmont.

Later on Thursday, showers and thunderstorms will sprout up across the state.

Highs will be in the upper 80s Thursday afternoon.  The humidity will make it feel like temperatures are in the lower 90s.

Showers and thunderstorms will remain in the forecast through the weekend with the best chance of rain on Sunday.

Downtown Greensboro is kicking off Fun Fourth Saturday morning with the Freedom Run 10K.  It looks like high humidity will have the biggest impact on the race forecast, but we will probably be spared morning showers.