Published: 2020-07-14 05:32:00
Updated: 2020-07-19 23:18:29
By Zach Maloch, WRAL meteorologist
Raleigh, N.C. — A heat advisory will again be in effect Monday for all of central North Carolina.
The advisory will be in place from noon until 9 p.m.
WRAL meteorologist Zach Maloch said it will even feel slightly hotter Monday than it did Sunday. The maximum heat index for Monday could go up to 110 degrees.
What that means? Try your best to stay cool. Monday's heat and humidity could likely cause heat-related illness. The heat is above-normal for this time of the year in central North Carolina. Between 105 and 130 degrees, sunstroke, heat cramps or heat exhaustion are likely, and heatstroke is possible with prolonged exposure or physical activity.
Monday afternoon thunderstorms
On Monday, there will be a Level 1 risk for severe storms. Damaging wind and small hail is possible.
Maloch said thunderstorms will begin popping up by 2 p.m. Strong storms would likely come through between 5 and 6 p.m.
Those storms would be moving from southeast North Carolina.
The Triangle could use the rain. Through July 15, Raleigh-Durham International Airport had measured 0.82 inches of rain, which is 1.34 inches below normal.