First Warning Forecast: More rain along with strong to severe storms

Posted at 4:01 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 18:57:46-04

Meteorologist April Loveland's First Warning Forecast

Temperatures and humidity have been on the rise today. A chance of showers tonight with lows in the 60s.

Even warmer on Thursday with highs in the low 80s, but we'll have to deal with another round of rain. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible during the afternoon. The main threats will be localized damaging wind gusts and heavy rain.

Shower and storm chances will continue into Saturday with highs in the low 80s. Behind a frontal system on Saturday will be much cooler temperatures but drier weather. Expect highs on Sunday and Monday in the low 70s.

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Medium (Grasses, Oak, Hickory)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Moderate-High

Tropical Update

Tropical Depression Bertha is moving toward the NNW near 15 mph. This general motion is expected to continue through tonight, followed by a turn to the north along with an increase in forward speed on Thursday. On the forecast track, Bertha will move across northern South Carolina later today and into central North Carolina by tonight. Bertha is the second named storm to form this year before hurricane season officially begins.

Meteorologist April Loveland

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