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Wet, warm, windy weather is on the way

Posted January 27, 2009
Updated March 9, 2009

— A warm front is heading to the area and should bring temperatures in the mid to upper 60s Wednesday. Rain and wind are also on the way.

Tuesday was overcast and cool with a few spotty showers in the afternoon. Temperatures hovered around the mid 40s.

On Wednesday, the temperatures will be milder, but it will also be rainy, windy and cloudy.

“What we will see is a windy day (Wednesday) with showers in the afternoon,” said WRAL Meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner.

During the afternoon, rain in the mountains could turn to snow.

"Wednesday looks like we're going have a lot of variety across the state," WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel said.

WRAL Weather team WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast

The rest of the week will see temperatures bouncing back-and-forth, reaching as high as nearly 60 degrees and as low as almost 20 degrees.

For those getting weary of winter weather, there's some light ahead – Groundhog Day, when a rodent will let us know whether we have six more weeks of winter.


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  • ckevinc Jan 28, 2009

    What's up with the radar? There is supposedly some pretty heavy rain scattered around the area, but it's bone dry outside right now. I'm assuming it's just ground clutter being caused by the ferocious winds outside today. Beautiful windy weather, though, I love it!

  • fyiarp Jan 28, 2009

    Sir Walter groundhog will save us all, thank you.

  • christineswisher Jan 27, 2009

    Yes, everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it..........who said that???

  • bs101fly Jan 27, 2009

    oh looky, last night "miracle snow" today, shorts and tank tops for everybody!
    we're only 18 days from temps going to 70+ and staying there.
    Until they go to 100+ by June!