Severe thunderstorm warning expires for Wake, Harnett and Chatham counties

UPDATE: Heavy, slow-moving thunderstorms moving through Wake and Wayne counties on Sunday afternoon triggered flood advisories in both counties.

Later, a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Wake, Harnett and Chatham counties until 6 p.m. A heavy, slow-moving storm with possible high winds was detected on radar in the area.

The Flood Advisory for Wake County was issued but was later canceled before 5:45 p.m.

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In Wayne County, a flood advisory was also issued until 5:45 p.m. after two inches of rain fell from slow-moving storms.

That advisory was canceled around 5 p.m.

FULL FORECAST BELOW

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Saturday was another very hot and humid day across central North Carolina.  A stalled front will hang in the southeastern part of the state today bringing a drop in our temperatures and a few more clouds.  Isolated showers and storms will still be possible today and again to kick of the work week Monday as the slightly cooler temperatures continue.

Tuesday we will back to 90, which is normal for this time of year.  An afternoon or evening storm is possible.

Storm chances will become slight next Wednesday as temperatures creep up into the lower 90s.   It will be very hot and humid again next Thursday and Friday with highs in the middle to upper 90s, very similar to last Friday.  Rain chances will be very slight.

If you are wondering, the tropics are quiet; and next week is statistically the hottest week of the year.  After next week, normal highs and lows will start to very slowly inch down.

Today will be cloudy to partly sunny with a couple of showers or storms possible.  The high will be near 88.  Winds will be variable around 5 mph. The rain risk will be 30 percent.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy, mainly dry and muggy.  The overnight low will be 72.  Winds will be southwest around 5 mph.

Monday will be cloudy to partly sunny with a few showers and storms possible.  The high will be 88; winds will be south 5 to 8 mph.  The rain risk will be 30 percent.

Tuesday will be partly sunny with a risk of a couple mainly PM storms.  The high will be 90, after a morning low of 71.  The rain risk will be 20 percent.

Wednesday will have a mix of sun and clouds and a slight risk of a PM storm.  The high will be 92, after a morning low of 72.  The rain risk will be 20 percent.

Thursday will have a few clouds as the heat and humidity continue.  Most of the day will be dry with nothing more than a stray PM storm. The high will be 95, after a morning low of 74.  The rain risk will be 10 percent.

Friday will be mostly to partly sunny, hot, humid, and mainly dry with nothing more than a stray PM storm.  The high will be 96, after a morning low of 75.  The rain risk will be 10 percent.

Next Saturday will be partly sunny with a risk of a PM storm.  The high will be 96, after a morning low of 74.  The rain 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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