Our warm weather for the past few days could end with severe weather today. The National Weather Service forecast says that strong winds, thunderstorms, and isolated tornadoes are all possible. The high temperature for today should be around 72°.
There is a high wind advisory in effect today from noon to 4 a.m. Thursday morning. The winds could exceed 58 m.p.h.
According to the hazardous weather outlook for several counties including Randolph, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected this afternoon, generally between noon and 5 p.m. A cold front and accompanying line or two of heavy downpours will cross central North Carolina this evening, from west to east between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. locally enhanced wind gust, some of which may approach or exceed severe limits of 58 m.p.h. can be expected with these showers and particularly in any isolated thunderstorms. In addition to the primary threat of damaging straight-line winds, an isolated tornado or two will also be possible.
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