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Today's Forecast Updated Tuesday at 11:00 PM
Hot and humid weather will continue through the rest of the work week along with daily storm chances.
- Partly Cloudy, Warm and Muggy
- Lows: 67-73
- Wind: S 5-10 m.p.h.
- Partly Sunny, PM Storms
- Highs: Upper 80s
- Precipitation: 60%
- Partly Cloudy, Isolated PM Storms
- Highs: Upper 80s
- Precipitation: 30%
We have been on a roll, weather-wise, since Saturday with plenty of sunshine and comfortable humidity levels. But all of that is in the process of changing. High pressure that has provided this gorgeous streak is now centered well southeast of the North Carolina Coast. In this position, it will control the weather throughout much of the U.S. East Coast until at least Friday. Circulation around the high pressure center will generate sustained southerly and southwesterly winds. This airflow will bring a steady supply of warm and increasingly humid air to our region. And with daytime heating pushing temperatures into the middle to upper 80s, afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be possible each day.
By late Thursday or early Friday, a weak cold front will approach from the north and west. Right now, it seems this front will never make it to the metro area. But its slow approach and proximity will be another ingredient in the formation of afternoon thunderstorms. A more substantial cold front may arrive by next Monday or Tuesday.
In short….through Friday… expect partly cloudy, warm and increasingly humid weather with daily chances of showers and afternoon thunderstorms.
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