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Phillip’s First Alert Forecast: Fast moving showers and storms to exit well before sunrise

A strong cold front is moving through Eastern NC overnight
Phillip Williams: WITN Meteorologist
Phillip Williams: WITN Meteorologist(WITN)
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 6:54 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2021 at 1:27 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A cold front will move through Eastern NC overnight tonight. Thunderstorms have been moving east. Any storm will not last long and all rainfall should be out of the area before sunrise. Storms are moving east around 35 to 40 mph. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was in effect for North Central North Carolina, but was canceled during the late evening. There were several severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings over the NC Piedmont Monday evening, but damage reports are scarce.

Tuesday will see skies becoming partly sunny with a stiff northwest breeze. It will feel cooler as well. High pressure behind the front will keep us dry Tuesday and Wednesday. The next system to bring a rain chance will arrive late Thursday and exit Friday.

Tonight

Showers and storms fading away well before sunrise. Wind: SW becoming NW - 10mph. Low 61

Tuesday

Becoming partly sunny and windy. Wind NW-15 with gusts 20 to 25mph. High 70

Wednesday

Mostly sunny and breezy. Wind NW 10-15 mph. High 70

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