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National Weather Service Calls For Thunderstorms This Weekend

ASHEBORO N.C. – The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma is calling for thunderstorms across all of North Carolina over the weekend.

According to forecasters a stalled offshore low pressure system will finally begin to move inland bringing showers and thunderstorms across all of North Carolina over the weekend. A cold front system is expected to follow the low pressure system moving though the area on Monday, also bringing with it a few scattered showers and thunderstorms. Currently none of the storms are expected to be severe, but citizens should stay #WeatherAware over the next several days as the situation changes

FRIDAY

74/61

Chance of rain before noon,and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm and before 11pm

SATURDAY

78/60

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm and before 8pm.

SUNDAY

84/61

Chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny,

Credit – NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma

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