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Coastal Low to Bring Heavy Rain and Winds Sunday

Coastal Low to Bring Heavy Rain and Winds Sunday

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(irontrybex / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - A strong coastal low system will sweep across central North Carolina Sunday bringing torrential rain and strong winds.  A coastal low-pressure system will begin to move up from the gulf through the southeast coast of the United States, across Florida and Georgia on Saturday and through South Carolina and North Carolina on Sunday.  Impacts According to the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh the storm will bring areas of heavy rainfall with the potential for localized flooding, especially in urban and poor drainage areas. Rainfall amounts of two to three inches are expected from Saturday night through Sunday night. Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around light unsecured objects such as holiday decorations...
Tropical Storm Colin Forms Off SC Coast | NWS: Minor Impacts For NC

Tropical Storm Colin Forms Off SC Coast | NWS: Minor Impacts For NC

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Those who made the trip down to Myrtle Beach for the holiday weekend are dealing with bands of rain and strong wind gusts after Tropical Storm Colin formed over South Carolina early this morning. At 11am the National Hurricane Center in Florida issued a Tropical Storm Warning for portions of the NC and SC coast. ( A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.) Forecasters at the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh and the National Hurricane Center are saying that worst of the winds and rain from Colin will likely remain offshore from the Carolinas, with the strongest winds and localized flooding are all expected to stay well east of Raleigh. No wind gusts over 20 mph are ...
“Marginal” Risk of Severe Weather This Afternoon

“Marginal” Risk of Severe Weather This Afternoon

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Forecasters are warning of a slight risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon as a cold front responsible for damaging storms approaches the Triad. A few strong storms are possible this afternoon through early evening (mainly after 4pm) as a cold front enters the Triad and encounters warm moist air. That front has already weakened and it is expected to weaken even more as it passes over the mountains. Still forecasters are saying that damaging straight line winds of up to 60 mph with hail up to an inch in diameter are still possible. Storms are expected to clear the area by late tonight, between 11 pm and midnight, but the cold front will push temperatures down overnight with lows around 49 F with winds 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. ...
Weather Whiplash | NWS Calls for 60s Saturday, Snow Sunday

Weather Whiplash | NWS Calls for 60s Saturday, Snow Sunday

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[RNN] - The old joke about "If you don't like the weather in North Carolina just wait a little bit" is an old one, but it's stayed around because it's true and this weekend is going to be the perfect example of that. (via https://www.memesmonkey.com) During the day Saturday the weather is going to be perfect for going out with partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid-to-upper 60s. That will last all day until a cold front begins to cross the Piedmont Saturday night dropping temperatures to around 37°F and bringing with it some lite sprinkles, changing to rain after 1 am. Sunday is going to be the opposite of Saturday with temperatures not moving from their overnight low of 37°F and rain is the morning turning to a mix of rain and snow continuing all day and through the night a...