A cold front will be moving across the area from north to south today. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon, affecting the track starting around 4 pm (+/- 1 hour). The time period with the highest chance of storms is between 4 and 8 pm. Lightning and gusty winds will be the main threats from these storms, and rainfall may be heavy. Rain amounts are likely to be between a quarter and a half inch.
For Saturday, with the front located across central North Carolina and continuing to push south, there will be just a 20% chance of light showers in the morning. It will be mostly cloudy and cool through the day, with a high in the lower 70s. Winds will be from the northeast at 5-10 mph.
Mostly cloudy and cool conditions will continue on Sunday as high pressure to the north extends over the area. Highs will be in the upper 70s, with a northeast wind at 5-10 mph.