Stormy week ahead as slow-moving system slogs across state
Posted June 2, 2013
Updated June 3, 2013
Raleigh, N.C. — Showers and thunderstorms rolled through central North Carolina Sunday night, part of a slow-moving system plodding across the Southeast this week, said WRAL meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth.
Though no watches or warnings had been issued as of 11 p.m., severe storms are possible overnight into Monday, Wilmoth said.
"These are loud, noisy thunderstorms," she said. "They are dropping some heavy rain, and they do have some gusty winds."
The rain and isolated storms will linger for several days, with downpours dumping one to two inches of rain on parts of the Triangle.
"The main threat around here is going to be some heavy rain, Wilmoth said. "We could have some localized flooding, especially as we get into tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. We're going to have rain for quite some time."
Storms popped up all along the East Coast Sunday, bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms, high winds and hail to sections of the Northeast and reports of a tornado touchdown in Greenville, S.C.