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Warm, muggy weather through the week with possible rain

High pressure remains firmly in control of our weather for the second half of the week.

Florence brings heavy rain to the Charlotte metro area

Rounds of heavy rain arrive in Charlotte area.

Weather will continue to deteriorate in the area throughout the day

Al Conklin weather update

NC Governor warns “disaster is at the doorstep” as Hurricane Florence nears

Governor Roy Cooper warned residents of North Carolina that the time to prepare for Hurricane Florence in almost over in his first of two press conferences Wednesday.

Wrightsville Beach surfers search for one last wave before Hurricane Florence hits

Surfers go for one last outing before Hurricane Florence arrives.

New track data calling for heavy rain, flooding and tornado threat to WBTV viewing area

Wednesday morning weather update

Severe weather hits Carolinas, causes power outages, downed trees

There were several reports of heavy rain, hail and strong winds as Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued in multiple counties.

Eric Thomas: Weather Radar Summit with the National Weather Service

Almost every region in the country has 'radar gaps' and North Carolina is no exception.

Flash Flood Watch extended through Friday for Charlotte area, heavy rain falls

With a steady feed of tropical moisture, rain is possible at just about any time through Thursday.

First Alert: Storms cause flight delays, heavy rainfall ahead of unsettled week

While Monday holds a decent chance for showers and thunderstorms, the better chance for heavy rain will come Tuesday through Thursday.

Possible funnel cloud recorded in Gaston Co. as several warnings issued for area

There could be a few embedded severe thunderstorms with gusty winds and hail, but don't think you are in the clear if you have a storm but no warning.

  Flash Flood Warning for some counties issued for beginning of the week

Considering how dry it's been of late, the elevated rain risk comes as welcomed news - and most of you have said so on social media.

Unsettled week ahead after heavy rain moves through Carolinas Sunday

ockets of heavy rain moved to the northeast through the viewing area Sunday night.

First Alert Day: Scattered thunderstorms possible in the evening

From morning, afternoon, to evening, the weather will be changing throughout each time period of our First Alert Day. We'll start with this morning. A dying thunderstorm complex that moved through TN overnight has mainly trended south through Georgia and South Carolina, but some of the rain shield worked its way through our western counties this morning.

Thunderstorms rolling in through the weekend, First Alert Day declared for Saturday

A First Alert Day has been declared for Saturday a round of strong thunderstorms expected to cross from west to east.

Tropical air heading to the Carolinas, will bring scattered thunderstorms

A cold front, currently over the Ohio Valley is moving toward the Carolinas. Because of that, we are in a warm and humid air mass. We are also more unsettled than the past few days.

Muggy, stormy weather likely for beginning of work week

Things are changing this week. First, it will be warm, muggy and stormy. Then cooler and a little less muggy for a few days. It's all about a cold front!

BLOG: Thunderstorms possible late in the day

There is some concern that a few of the storms – especially in South Carolina – later on Thursday could be quite strong, with damaging wind being the main threat.

BLOG: Temperatures to hit 100 degrees this midweek

We made it back to the 90s Tuesday (93 degrees) and, at 95 degrees, Wednesday will be even hotter!

BLOG: Warm temperatures return, Tropical Storm Chris lingers off NC coast

After several days below average - even a record low temperature in the 50s Monday - sunshine will push us back into the 90s Tuesday afternoon and for a couple of days to follow.

BLOG: Cool, nice start to the workweek

Tropical Storm Chris is nearly stationary, nearly 150 miles off the NC coast, and is expected to meander off the coast, over the warm Gulf Stream until drifting northeast Tuesday and Wednesday.

BLOG: Tropical Storm Chris

Right on schedule, Tropical Depression #3 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Chris early Sunday morning, the third named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

BLOG: Cool Saturday gives break from blazing Summer

At 79 degrees for a high Saturday, it was the coolest day in almost a month, since hitting 73 degrees on June 12.

FIRST ALERT: Thunderstorms cause flooding, power outages across area

The increased possibility of thunderstorms is the reason for the First Alert Day declaration.

BLOG: The heat is ON in the Carolinas this 4th of July!

If you aren't used to the heat, it can sneak up on you quickly. Drink plenty of water and go inside from time to time to cool off!

BLOG: Heat index will exceed 100 degrees during the weekend

As expected, temperatures returned to the 90s Thursday afternoon and they're likely to remain there for the foreseeable future.

BLOG: Warming trend underway, thunderstorms possible Wednesday evening

Highs will be in the mid 90s every day going forward, and when the humidity is factored in, the heat index will push at least 100 degrees each afternoon.

BLOG: Short break from intense heat with temperatures in the 80s

There'll be plenty of clouds around on Tuesday and we'll still have scattered showers and even a few afternoon thunderstorms, but also noticeably cooler temperatures as well.

FIRST ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for entire WBTV viewing area

A slow-moving front on the map Monday morning will work its way across the area over the next 24 hours, briefly stalling and setting the stage for better rain chances as well.

FIRST ALERT: Widespread storms rolling through Monday

A First Alert Day has been declared for Monday as a front rolling through will likely produce more widespread storms during the afternoon, in addition to isolated-scattered severe storms.

BLOG: Hot end to the workweek, thunderstorms possible

Now that summer is officially here, the intense heat from earlier this week is backing off a bit. A weak cool front is nearing our region and that will bring more clouds and a slightly better chance for showers and thunderstorms on Friday.

  BLOG: Warm temperatures ahead of the first day of summer

Summer officially arrived at 6:07 a.m. Thursday, it must have been affected by some of those flight delays - because it sure has felt like summer for weeks now!

BLOG: Scorching heat continues, isolated thunderstorms possible

Tuesday brought the hottest weather in nearly two years (high of 97° in Charlotte) and the heat continues on Wednesday with afternoon readings once again in the mid 90s.

BLOG: Temps in the 90s, Air Quality Warning in effect

The heat is firmly in place for a few more days. Highs will be in the mid to upper 90s both Tuesday and Wednesday. With the humidity factored in, it will feel like it is over 100 degrees for several hours during the afternoon.

BLOG: Intense heat continues through the start of the workweek

Highs this week will be in the mid 90s most days. Hard to believe it isn't actually summer yet. It will officially arrive on Thursday but no one will be able to tell the difference.

Hot temps, low rain chances expected into work week

We will continue with hot temperatures and not much rain for the next few days.

BLOG: Hot end to the workweek, thunderstorms possible for Father's Day

Father's Day looks mostly sunny and even hotter with highs returning in the mid 90s. There is a chance for typical afternoon or evening summertime thunderstorms Sunday afternoon.

BLOG: Weak cold front bringing cooler temperatures on Tuesday

The weak cold front that brought Monday's showers and thunderstorms has now moved through the area and so Tuesday will be noticeably cooler - by at least 10 degrees.

Dense Fog Advisory in effect for multiple SC counties

The advisory was issued for Lancaster, Chesterfield, York and Chester counties until 10 a.m. The fog is an issue where the ground is damp due to overnight rain.