Chance for rain to diminish during afternoon hours
Morning rain showers won't be quite as widespread during the afternoon hours Saturday, but an approaching cold front will keep the atmosphere unstable enough for showers to pop up until the evening hours.Posted — Updated
Rain chances will stay in the forecast throughout the afternoon and early evening hours, but any precipitation will be widely scattered, WRAL meteorologist Mike Moss said.
Temperatures will climb into the mid-70s by 4 p.m. before falling back toward 50 overnight.
"We've got a lot of factors impacting our weather today and tonight," Moss said. "We'll have our best chances for rain showers during the morning, but there are no guarantees for dry weather this afternoon and evening."
Skies will become variably cloudy during the evening hours Saturday, with temperatures falling into the low-to-mid 50s overnight. Sunday's high will be closer to normal as well, topping out around 70 degrees.
"High pressure will build in tonight after this cold front passes through, giving us cooler temperatures to close out the weekend," Moss said. "We'll warm up quickly for the start of next week."
High temperatures will climb into the 80s Monday and stay in the upper 70s Tuesday.
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