Thursday’s VIPIR Forecast: Severe storm threat

Posted at 4:54 AM, May 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-21 06:03:43-04

Tracking rain and storms… We are tracking another chance for showers and storms on Thursday as an area of low pressure slides across the Carolinas. Some storms could be strong to severe with a threat for heavy rain, gusty winds, hail, and even isolated tornadoes.

The chance for severe storms increases for areas farther south. Rain/storms will move in from west to east as we approach midday. Rain chances will clear out overnight into very early Friday. Skies will clear on Friday with highs in the mid 70s.The holiday weekend is looking dry with temperatures on a warming trend from near 70 on Saturday to the low 80s on Monday.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Rain/Storms(70%), Windy. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: E/NE 5-20

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Rain/Storms(40%). Lows in the mid 50s. Winds: N/NW 10-15

Tomorrow: Clearing Skies. Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: NW/N 5-15

Tropical Update


Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Grasses, Oak, Mulberry)

UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: High

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