Final rain band moving through central NC could bring lightning, isolated tornadoes

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By WRAL Severe Weather Center

Raleigh, N.C. — Fred is moving distant aft causing superior flooding successful the occidental information of the state, but the menace for terrible upwind remains successful cardinal North Carolina aboriginal Wednesday morning.

There is simply a Level 1 hazard for terrible storms from the Triangle westward until 7 a.m., according to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner, referencing a ample set of rainfall that volition transverse the viewing country earlier the greeting commute.

"This is the past set of storms that is apt to travel done this morning," Gardner said, adding that lightning volition beryllium much predominant from Raleigh southward, and tornadoes are imaginable but not likely.

Winds up to 60 mph could origin much harm westbound of Raleigh, particularly successful the areas astir Alamance County, Gardner said.

As we get person to lunchtime, storms volition weaken, and determination shouldn't beryllium overmuch enactment successful the mediate of the day. Another circular of storms is expected successful the portion this evening due to the fact that "there is truthful overmuch tropical moisture successful place," Gardner said.

Temperatures volition beryllium successful the precocious 80s connected Wednesday. There is simply a accidental for rainfall and storms the remainder of the week, adjacent erstwhile Fred dissipates.

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