NC WEATHER: Showers and storms Friday, cooler Labor Day Weekend

Hot and humid weather will continue through Friday, but a cold front will give central North Carolina a good chance of showers and storms Friday afternoon and evening.  Behind the front, cooler weather will arrive for Labor Day weekend. A few clouds may linger with a bit of rain, but more sunshine and pleasant temperatures are expected for the actual Labor Day holiday on Monday.

Expect patchy morning fog on Friday with a high temperature around 91. A cold front approaching from the north will bring mostly cloudy skies and the chance for scattered showers and storms mainly in the afternoon and evening.  The rain risk will be 50 perfect.

Labor Day weekend will be cooler with highs on Saturday around 83. Mostly cloudy skies will linger with a slight risk of a shower.  The rain risk will be 30 percent.

Sunday will remain mostly cloudy with a high of 84, and just a slight chance of a shower.  The rain risk will be 20 percent

Labor Day on Monday will feature partly cloudy skies and with some sun, highs should reach 86.

For back to work and school on Tuesday, expect partly cloudy skies and highs once again near 86.

By Wednesday, highs will be approaching the upper 80s and we will stay dry with partly cloudy skies.

Next Thursdaywill be partly sunny with a slight risk of an afternoon or evening shower or storm.  The high will be 88.  The rain risk will be 20 percent.

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