Chilly week ahead after damp Monday

Posted March 18, 2013

— After Saturday's warm weather in which highs in the mid-70s, Monday was expected to be cooler with a drizzle of rain throughout the day in some areas.

Highs Monday were forecast to be in the low to mid-50s for central North Carolina.

The rain likely won't amount to much, but a band of showers moving into the area early Tuesday could bring brief heavy showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday's expected to be warmer, with highs in the upper 60s, but it will also be windy, with gusts up to 25-30 mph at times.

Highs for the rest of the week will drop, beginning Wednesday with temperatures ranging in the 50s.

"When you take a look at this week, it's certainly going to be a lot colder than it is warmer," WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said.


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  • for the people Mar 18, 2013

    @dan cooper

    it's called climate change. global warming contributes to the change.

  • Dan Cooper Mar 18, 2013

    It's 22 degrees colder right now than average for this day, if it were 22 degrees warmer right now, not only would we be wearing shorts, Al Gore and the other leftist pseudo scientists' love of hating on the US and industry and scaring us into green energy scams would be at full throttle.

  • Dan Cooper Mar 18, 2013

    If a 60 degree day in mid-January is proof of global warming, then what's a 40 degree day in mid-March proof of----

  • Cock a doodle doo Mar 18, 2013

    This weekend ain't looking so hot.

  • affirmativediversity Mar 18, 2013

    Darn it all...I have things I want to get done outside that I can't even start until it warms up and stays warm!

  • Obamacare rises Mar 18, 2013

    This weather sucks.