Sunday’s First Warning Forecast: Not as soggy, best chance for showers in Carolina

Posted at 8:32 PM, Aug 12, 2017

Not as soggy today, heavier rain and storms return for Monday.

A cold front will stall across North Carolina during today, with a chance for showers and storms, especially in Carolina. Highs In the lower 80s. The front will then lift northward late Sunday and Monday. Pieces of energy will ride along the front both Monday and Tuesday bringing more showers and storms. Highs in the lower 80s to start the work week.

We’ll finally dry out on Wednesday, thanks to high pressure that will build in. Temperatures in the lower 80s. Shower chances increase on Friday as another cold front moves in.

Sunday: Chance of showers and storms (30%). Highs in the lower 80s. Winds: NW 5-10 mph.

Sunday night: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and storms (30%). Lows in the lower 70s. Winds: E around 5 mph.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low (Ragweed, Grasses)

UV Index: 8 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Extreme

Tropical Update

Tropical Depression Eight  is forecast to become a tropical storm later today or tonight. The depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 13 mph and this general motion is expected to continue through today. A turn toward the north is forecast to occur tonight, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Monday.

11:00 AM EDT Sun Aug 13
Location: 27.4°N 71.5°W
Moving: NNW at 13 mph
Min pressure: 1011 mb
Max sustained: 35 mph

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