Hot and muggy Monday, with a First Alert for Tuesday storms

Published: Jun. 21, 2021 at 12:38 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 6:39 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - This afternoon will be hot and muggy, with a few late day storms. Afternoon high temperatures will be around 91 degrees.

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wilkes County, Watauga County and Ashe County until 6:30 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm was located over Sands, or over Boone, moving northeast at 30 mph. NWS says hazards with this storm include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Claudette is expected to move out into the Atlantic Ocean throughout our afternoon.

  • Monday: 91° and muggy, with a few late-day storms
  • First Alert Tuesday: Scattered strong to severe storms possible
  • Wednesday – Friday: Drier, with low to mid 80s

Tonight will be partly to mostly cloudy, with a few rain showers possible. Overnight low temperatures will be in the lower 70s by daybreak Tuesday.

A First Alert has been issued for Tuesday, as a cold front moves across the Carolinas, bringing another round of rain and storms that will impact outdoor work and activities. Rain chances will be possible at any point in the day on Tuesday, with higher chances for rain and storms Tuesday afternoon.

A few strong to severe storms will be possible with gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning. Tuesday high temperatures will be around 84 degrees.

Drier weather develops Wednesday and Thursday, with less muggy conditions. High temperatures will be in the lower 80s for both Wednesday and Thursday.

Friday will be partly cloudy and warm, with a few storms possible, and afternoon high temperatures around 84 degrees.

The weekend will feature high temperatures in the mid-80s, with scattered storms for Saturday and Sunday.

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Have a great start to the week!

- Meteorologist Jason Myers

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