Warmer air will move into eastern North Carolina on Wednesday. Highs will reach the upper 60s to lower 70s in most communities. A fast-moving cold front will push into western North Carolina by late in the day causing an increase and cloud cover and shower activity. The heaviest shower and thunderstorm activity will move into our area on Wednesday night. About one-quarter to one-half inch of rainfall is likely with the frontal passage. Some of the storms could become strong to severe Wednesday evening. Clearing skies will occur by Thursday with highs reaching well into the 70s.