HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — Expect steady rains and a possibility of thunderstorms for Tuesday.
After a day of showers with chances for heavier rains throughout the day, a warm front will come northward on Tuesday evening, crossing through the Piedmont Triad around 8 p.m., which might spark off thunderstorms that could produce damaging winds.
The is a low or marginal risk for the severe weather to kick off between 5 p.m. and midnight, but the presence of thunderstorms is dependent on whether warmer air moves into the area ahead of an incoming cold front or not.
There will be heavier rain later in the evening, but the chances of storms will be dependent on that warm air.
There is a small chance a few storms could produce damaging wind gusts or an isolated tornado.
The rain is helping with the ongoing efforts to fight the wildfire burning on Sauratown Mountain.