Thunderstorms possible in afternoon and evening

Thunderstorms possible in afternoon and evening

Thursday was another comfortable August day across central North Carolina, something we don't see too often this time of year. Low: 76. High: 97.

Showers and thunderstorms will pop up the next couple of afternoons, with a few strong storms possible.

Wednesday will be another day with isolated showers in the afternoon and rain chances at 30%. It's going to feel warmer with a bit more humidity and highs in the mid 80s. Southwest wind around 9 miles per hour.

Tuesday Night.Mostly cloudy. Small rain chance. The high will be 87. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Expect a cool night: the low will be around 58.

There is one caveat for next week's forecast: a low pressure system will track to our south Tuesday, and we will have to watch it closely. East wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. There will be a 40 percent chance of showers before midnight. We're behind the cold front, so skies are clearer as well, with partly to mostly sunny conditions expected. Southwest wind 3 to 7 miles per hour.


Saturday night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., with a low of 66, according to the weather service. Overnight lows will be in the lower to mid-70s. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Monday will be cloudy to partly sunny, with scattered showers and storms.

It's looking mostly dry on Sunday, with bright sunshine in the early part of the morning.

High tides on Hilton Head Island will arrive between 11:14 a.m. and 11:47 a.m. Friday morning and between 11:37 p.m. Friday and 12:10 a.m. Saturday in the evening.

Temperatures are largely the same this morning as the last few, with readings in the lower and middle 60s as you head out the door.

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