RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Sunshine and warmer temperatures returned Saturday and while we will have plenty of sunshine next week, there won’t be a lot of warm temperatures thanks to Monday’s cold front.
Highs Saturday climbed into the upper 70s across central North Carolina and will warm even more on Sunday, but a cold front bringing rain and some of the coldest temperatures of the season will arrive on Monday.
Scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm will move through Monday morning followed by crashing temperatures Monday night into Tuesday morning.
High pressure will build in behind the front and sunny fall-like temperatures are expected starting on Tuesday. Overnight lows will actually drop into the 40s. Our normal high this time of year is 73 and the normal low is 50.
Saturday Night will be mostly clear with some clouds and fog moving in by early Sunday morning. The overnight low will be 61. Winds will be light out of the south.
Sunday will be mostly cloudy early before more sun breaks out in the afternoon. The high will be 843 winds will be southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Monday will be mostly cloudy with a few showers and a possible storm, mainly in the morning. The high will be 68, after a morning low of 62. The rain risk will be 60 percent.
Tuesday will be sunny and cool. The high will be 68, after a morning low of 47. Wednesday will be sunny. The high will be 70, after a morning low of 44.
Thursday will be sunny. The high will be 74; after a morning low of 48. Friday will be mainly sunny. The high will be 75, after a morning low of 50.
This forecast was prepared by the CBS North Carolina 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 smart phone apps.