Patrick’s forecast: Cold front sparking storms, heavy downpours

Posted at 3:17 PM, Aug 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-25 15:17:32-04

A slow-moving cold front is lumbering across the region right now, sparking scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly across eastern North Carolina. Most of us will stay dry this evening. But we'll hold on to a 25% chance for scattered storms. This slow-moving line could produce some localized flooding.

Our rain chances are a little lower on Wednesday. But a few showers are possible, with a 20% chance for rain. Expect a mix of clouds and sunshine with lower temperatures and lower humidity behind the cold front. We'll see highs in the low-to-mid 80s on Wednesday.

The rest of the work week is looking pretty great, with moderate humidity levels, highs in the low-to-mid 80s and partly cloudy skies.

The forecast is pretty much the same on Saturday. But the second half of the weekend is looking soggy, with a good chance for showers and storms on Sunday. Some of the wet weather may linger into early on Monday, but most of the day is looking dry.

Weather & Health for Wednesday
Pollen: Moderate-High (Ragweed, Grasses)
UV Index: Very High
Air Quality: Good
Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)
1985 Heavy Rain: 3.12" Salisbury

Patrick Rockey
NewsChannel 3 Chief Meteorologist

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