After a soaker, sun to come out Saturday

Posted January 23, 2015

Doppler - Central NC

— Rain that moved into North Carolina Friday will be staying put overnight, but a better weekend is ahead.

"It looks like this rain is going to move out of here faster than we anticipated, which is good because we have the weekend coming up," WRAL meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth said. "But it will be a messy night tonight."

A half-inch of rain could fall in Raleigh by Saturday, but the heaviest bands will stay east of the Triangle and along the coast.

By Saturday morning, the rain will lighten to spotty showers, and the sun should come out by the afternoon.

"We've got some better weather for the second half of Saturday," Wilmoth said.

Highs Sunday will climb into the low 50s under partly cloudy skies.

After another chance of rain on Monday, temperatures will dip into the low 40s for the middle of next week. Lows will bottom out as well, falling into the 20s for several consecutive nights.


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  • Obamacare rising Jan 23, 2015

    Look at the difference between the dual Doppler 5000 and the regional radar. The 5000 appears to be broke as they say here in NC.

  • Beth Pearce Jan 23, 2015
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    I wonder if this is correct? The weather menu said "mostly cloudy with light rain" for Saturday and then sun, on Sunday.

  • Obamacare rising Jan 23, 2015

    Still sleeting Lauren?

  • busyb97 Jan 23, 2015

    I am SO glad we had just warm enough temps to have rain, instead of snow and ice. Those systems from the south always are the ones to punch us hard. Cold and dreary is certainly the word.

    It is a good soup night!

  • Geez Louise Jan 23, 2015

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    --Mine too!

  • Wolfpack Granny Jan 23, 2015
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    Hope Sir Walter Wally helps usher in Spring on February 2...those old bones long for warmer!!! :)

  • laurenbglass Jan 23, 2015

    Sleet in North Durham