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National Weather Service Warns Of Possible Severe Weather Wednesday

ASHEBORO N.C. – Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Raleigh have issued a hazardous weather outlook warning of possible severe thunderstorms, strong winds, and localized flooding for Wednesday.

Almost all of central North Carolina including the Triad was placed under a level 2 “slight risk” by the Storm Prediction Center. Meteorologist say Wednesday afternoon, likely around 3 pm, is when they expect to see the greatest threat of severe weather.

(Credit: National Weather Service)

Thunderstorms in the afternoon may range from strong to severe with damaging winds as high as 60 mph possible. Minor flooding, hail, and even an isolated tornado are also possible.

3 Day Forecast

WednesdayShowers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 70. Southeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday NightShowers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 60. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
ThursdayA chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday NightA chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
FridaySunny, with a high near 63.
Friday NightMostly clear, with a low around 41