Sunday’s First Warning Forecast: Back to the 80s, showers and storms possible

Posted at 11:26 PM, Aug 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-06 23:27:35-04

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Tracking some spotty showers through the overnight hours as a cold front crosses the area. Brief heavy downpours possible. Another chance for some showers and storms on Sunday. Best chance will be in northeastern North Carolina. Otherwise, mostly dry with partly cloudy skies. Highs will fall back into the 80s behind the cold front. The frontal system will stall to our south on Monday and Tuesday.

Monday will features some clouds and sunshine with a chance for an afternoon shower or storm. Temperatures in the 80s through Wednesday. We’ll start to feel temperatures heating up to near 90 on Thursday.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a chance for showers, rumble of thunder possible…otherwise dry. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds: SW 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy with a chance for scattered showers and storms (30%)…mainly northeastern North Carolina. Otherwise, a mostly dry day. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Winds: NE 10-15 mph.

Tomorrow night: Slight chance for a shower or storm. Lows in the lower 70s.

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 9 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Discussion

8:00 PM EDT August 6

A trough of low pressure continues to produce widespread cloudiness and disorganized thunderstorms over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico and Apalachee Bay. Some organization is possible during the next couple days before the system moves inland over the southeastern United States.

Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent

Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent

A tropical wave is producing disorganized cloudiness and showers just north or Puerto Rico, eastern Hispaniola, and adjacent Atlantic water. This activity is expected to move northward and northwestward. An area of low pressure could form in the Atlantic Ocean between Florida and Bermuda by Tuesday.

Formation chance through 48 hours…low…10 percent

Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent

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