First Warning Forecast: Wet and stormy tonight, showers and warmer Friday

Posted at 6:38 PM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 18:50:43-04

First Warning Forecast:

Wet and stormy night expected...

Showers will become widespread overnight along with the chance of a few thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, especially in northeast North Carolina. The greatest severe threat will be across the southern Outer Banks. Damaging wind gusts will be the greatest severe threat but periods of heavy rain could lead to ponding on roadways and reduced visibility. Rain totals from .5" to 1"+ will be possible across the entire area..

Rain will continue for Friday. Expect a mix of clouds with scattered showers and storms. Highs will warm into the mid and upper 70s tomorrow. It will be windy, SW at 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts.

More showers and storms will move in for the weekend. Most of Saturday will be nice with a mix of sun and clouds and highs in the mid 60s. Showers and storms return for Saturday night to Sunday morning. Highs will warm to near 70 on Sunday.