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Wet weather expected into Thursday

Posted September 10, 2008

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— A stalled cold front is expected to cause gloomy, wet conditions over the central part of the state overnight Wednesday, WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel said.

The slow moving front could cause “heavy downpours, slow-moving cells and the potential for flash flooding.

With the ground already saturated from Tropical Storm Hanna, widespread heavy showers could lead to flooding.

"We could see really heavy rainfall and large amounts of rain in the short period of time," WRAL Meteorologist Mike Maze said.

The National Weather Service in Raleigh issued a flash flood watch for portions of North Carolina until midnight.

Cooler temperatures started to push into the area Wednesday afternoon. Highs on Thursday are expected in the mid-70s.

The Triangle could see clouds, drizzle and light rain again on Thursday, and possibly some stronger storms on Friday.

The weekend will be warm, with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s, but the beginning of next week should bring another cool-down.

"One model shows the remains of Hurricane Ike showing up in North Carolina by Tuesday or Wednesday of next week," Maze said.

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  • bs101fly Sep 10, 2008

    "IS it me.. or has anyone else noticed tha ever since OBAMA has slipped in the polls WRAL isnt posting many stories about his goofs and gaffs?"

    Wrong topic dude. But, since you asked, there's a reason for the lack of coverage of late,
    THEY KNOW HE'S GOING TO WIN, now that Palin with her "issues" has arrived!
    ;c )

  • Navy Vet Sep 10, 2008

    IS it me.. or has anyone else noticed tha ever since OBAMA has slipped in the polls WRAL isnt posting many stories about his goofs and gaffs?

  • Just the facts mam Sep 10, 2008

    It is either raining not enough, or too much.

    Everyone complains about the weather, but no one ever does anything about it.

  • Nanna Sep 10, 2008

    I am so tired of all the garbage about WRAL's weather forecasting, if anyone in NC thinks they can do better, bring it on. I have watched all the channels since 1959, noone can touch Greg, Mike,Mikeand Elizabeth in their fore casting. Has anyone ever given thought to the fact that GOD ALMIGHTY is still in charge of our weather, as well as all our lives? Thank you. Nanna

  • veyor Sep 10, 2008

    Oh no, its raining again. The drought will be worse tomorrow.

  • bs101fly Sep 10, 2008

    "This is sure is some hard and long lasting scattered drizzle."

    E X A C T L Y!

    "One model shows the remains of Hurricane Ike showing up in North Carolina by Tuesday or Wednesday of next week," Maze cautioned."

    HAHAHAHAHA, give ME a FLIPPIN' BREAK! His boss said we won't see a piece of drizzle from it so YOU tell us how it will come from Mexico/South TX to here!

    Ridiculous!!!

  • Hevans1012 Sep 10, 2008

    "One model shows the remains of Hurricane Ike showing up in North Carolina by Tuesday or Wednesday of next week," Maze cautioned.

    Well isn't that just lovely?

  • Space Mountain Sep 10, 2008

    This is sure is some hard and long lasting scattered drizzle.

  • 050462 Sep 10, 2008

    he weather "people" are clueless. the wral guy, filling in for mommy today, again, said no rain for wake county today other than MAYBE a piece of drizzle. look at a radar, it's Armageddon!

    THEN WHY WATCH THEM/if you can do better,get a real job,and go to school.

  • bs101fly Sep 10, 2008

    what's my point you ask?

    the weather "people" are clueless. the wral guy, filling in for mommy today, again, said no rain for wake county today other than MAYBE a piece of drizzle.
    look at a radar, it's Armageddon!

    Once again, W R O N G!

    You can do a better job licking your finger and sticking it up in the air to figure out the weather. These "people" are absolutely CLUELESS!

    AND,
    i got 'da winds sumthin' fierce!

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