Triangle under Level 1 risk for extreme weather on Friday
Raleigh, N.C.— After almost a week of dry weather, scattered thunderstorms are possible for the next couple of afternoons.
An approaching cold-front will increase the possibilities for rain, according to WRAL meteorologist Kat Campbell.
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Many of the WRAL seeing area is under a Level 1 danger for severe weather on Friday. The day will start out mostly sunny and peaceful. A couple of spotty storms could establish later.
“We’ve started up our unclear weather pattern that will last through the weekend,” WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said. “Storms might appear anywhere [Friday], but they’re not most likely to be very extensive.”
Storms on Friday will be isolated with a 30%possibility for rain. Those opportunities will increase to 40%on Friday night. In the Triangle, rain and storms will be more than likely in the afternoon
and evening hours, however they will be isolated, so do not cancel your plans. We’ll keep monitoring them to see if high school football video games will be affected.
Parts of the deep south will be under a Level 4 risk, generally in Mississippi.
On Friday, Raleigh will peak at 83 degrees.
The best opportunity for thunderstorms will be Saturday with a 50 % possibility of rain. Rain chances will then drop back down to 30 % for Sunday.”No day is going to be a washout this weekend and not everyone is going to see rain,”
said Campbell.”These are more along the lines for hit-or-miss summer-time thunderstorms. “Storms and rain will likewise be possible Saturday afternoon, however again, they will be scattered. The bright side is the rain on Friday and Saturday could remove some of the pollen that seems to be covering whatever.
According to Campbell, although pollen counts typically peak for about 3 weeks, this week was probably the worst of it.
Campbell said that pine pollen is the yellow pollen that gets all over whatever, however it may not be what’s making your eyes water.
“Some of the pollens that trigger the biggest concerns are the ones that you really can’t see,” Campbell said.
Published at Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:06:10 +0000