Published: 2013-12-28 10:45:00
Updated: 2013-12-28 23:29:39
Posted December 28, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. — Showers and even a possible thunderstorm are expected in the Triangle Sunday morning as a large system moves through the central part of the state, WRAL meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth said.
"The Triangle could see as much as 2 inches of rain Sunday, most of which will fall overnight and through lunchtime," she said.
As the system moves in from the west, there is a possibility for thunderstorms that could include some gusty winds and soaking rain.
"(The storms) could be fairly intense in places," Wilmoth said. "Drier air will move in after 3 p.m. and high temperatures for the day will vary across the region. Areas such as Raleigh, and points south and east could see highs in the 60s, but areas to the north will struggle to reach 50 degrees."
The start of the work week will be cooler, Wilmoth said. Monday will be partly sunny with highs in the low 50s.
"We could see some snow flurries late Monday night into Tuesday morning, but the ground is likely too warm for any accumulation," Wilmoth said.
On Tuesday, the final day of the year, New Year's Eve will be clear and cold with temperatures in the high 20s to low 30s around midnight. New Year's Day will be partly cloudy with a high near 48 degrees.