First Alert: More storms for Thursday, yet pleasant weekend weather ahead
Lightning and thunderstorms could impact plans for Panthers Fan Fest on Thursday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Scattered storms could develop for Thursday, with a few strong to severe storms possible. Damaging winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning will be the main threats. Cooler temperatures and drier air develop for Friday and the weekend.
- First Alert Thursday: Scattered strong storms.
- Isolated rain Friday, yet milder temperatures.
- Pleasant weekend ahead, with less muggy conditions.
Isolated storms are expected to taper off this evening, with overnight low temperatures in the lower 70s for the piedmont, and lower 60s for the mountains.
FIRST ALERT: Thursday will be our best chance for rain and storms this week, as a cold front moves into the Carolinas. Strong to severe storms are possible, with damaging winds being the primary threat. With any storms that develop, heavy rainfall, frequent lightning and small hail are also possible.
Thursday high temperatures will be in the upper 80s for the piedmont, and mid 70s for the mountains.
The Panthers’ Fan Fest is happening Thursday evening, with temperatures expected in the lower 80s, with scattered storms. With the chance for storms, lightning could be a factor for evening activities.
A reinforcing shot of milder and drier air moves into the Carolinas on Friday, with afternoon high temperatures in the mid 80s. A few isolated rain showers are possible for Friday, with dry conditions expected for the weekend.
We will have pleasant weather this weekend, with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, and afternoon high temperatures in the mid to upper 80s for the piedmont, and mid 70s in the mountains.
Another chance for isolated to scattered storms develop early next week, with afternoon high temperatures in the upper 80s for the piedmont, with mid-70s in the mountains.
Tropical Update: At the moment we do not have any organized tropical threats, yet some weather data hints at more tropical activity to develop in the coming weeks.
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Stay weather aware for any storms on Thursday!
- Meteorologist Jason Myers
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