NC WEATHER: Rain for some on Sunday, maybe mixed with snow

7-dayRALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) -After a dry bright Saturday, clouds will roll in to central North Carolina tonight.  A low pressure system will develop off the coast of Florida and move to the northeast.  The current forecast path would keep the majority of the precipitation to the southeast of the Triangle.  In those areas southeast of the Triangle, some snow could mix in with the rain or possible change to snow for a brief time during Sunday morning. However, surface temperatures will stay above freezing so there should not be any impact from any flakes of snow that develop.  Areas north and west of the Triangle should stay dry on Sunday.  Skies will clear for the start of Monday, however, a cold front will move through central North Carolina Monday afternoon and evening.  With the front a few rain showers will be possible.  On Tuesday, drier colder air will move in, there will be just a slight chance of a shower.  It will stay cold for the rest of the week.

The Triangle had a high of 48 while Fayetteville had a high of 52.  The normal high this time of year is 53.

Tonight will have increasing clouds during the evening.  Then overnight, skies will be mostly cloudy and some rain could develop, mainly in areas south and southeast of the Triangle.  The rain could mix with a few snow flakes. The overnight low will be 31. Winds will be light from the northeast.  The precipitation risk will be 30 percent.

Sunday will be mostly cloudy with some rain possible, mainly during the morning.  The best chances for rain will be areas southeast of the Triangle.  Some snow could mix in with the rain or become only snow for a brief time.  Little or no accumulation is expected as surface temperatures are expected to stay above freezing.  The high will be 46, winds will be northeast then become north 8 to 12 mph. The precipitation risk will be 30 percent.      

Sunday Night will have clearing skies with an overnight low of 30.  Winds will be light out of the north-northwest.

Monday will be partly sunny with increasing clouds in the afternoon and a few rain showers possible.  The high will be 52.  Winds will be southwest 5 to 12 mph.  The precipitation rain risk will be 40 percent.

Tuesday will be cloudy to partly sunny with a slight risk of a shower.  It will be cold with a high of 42, after a morning low of 32.  The precipitation risk will be 20 percent.

Wednesday should be mostly sunny and cold with a high of 38, after a morning low of 24.

Thursday will be sunny and cold with a high of 40, after a morning low of 20.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 48, after a morning low of 27.        

Next Saturday will be cloudy to partly sunny with a slight risk of rain or snow.  The high will be 40, after a morning low of 29.  The precipitation risk will be 20 percent.

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This forecast was prepared by the WNCN weather team and is based on the latest information available and years of weather forecasting in North Carolina. It was not produced by a computer like many forecasts you find on the web, social media and smarts phone apps.

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