The best chance for rain will be over the coastal plain, east of Interstate 95, WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said. Isolated storms could pop up west of I-95. In the evening, spotty storms could develop.
Highs for Tuesday are expected to reach the lower 90s.
On Tuesday, a batch of thunderstorms moving in from the western part of the state prompted the National Weather Service to issue a severe thunderstorm watch for much of central North Carolina.
Storms knocked out power to homes in the area of Liberty Street and Alston Avenue in Durham just before 11 p.m.