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NC WEATHER: Tuesday gets hotter, afternoon storm chances continue

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The warmest temperatures in more than a month hit central North Carolina Monday as Raleigh soared to 93 and Fayetteville 97.  Today could be the hottest of the week before we drop back through the low 90s to end the work week. 

Today we'll see sunny skies to start followed by a few clouds throughout the afternoon.  We'll be hot and humid as well, which could spark a few late day storms.  Highs will be close to ten degrees above seasonal, topping out near 95 in the Triangle and 97 across the Sandhills.

A lingering shower can't be ruled out overnight otherwise, we'll be mild and muggy with lows dropping into the low 70s.

Check out Futurecast and see exactly what North Carolina weather will be like in the next 24 hours

Wednesday and Thursday won't be as hot, but highs will still be in the lower 90s and above normal for this time of year. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy each day with slightly better rain and storm chances. Highs on Wednesday will be around 93 and 91 on Thursday.

Friday will still be hot with highs around 91 and continued small chances of afternoon showers and storms.

This weekend will have a few changes.  Saturday will still be hot with a high near 91 and a few storms possible.  Sunday however, could have a cold front move through bringing a better chance of rain and highs in the upper 80s.  More seasonal temperatures are possible next Monday. 

The tropics remain rather quiet as we head into one of the busiest months during the hurricane season.  Tropical Storm Dolly strengthened overnight in the southern Gulf of Mexico.  This storm is not expected to impact the United States, moving west into Mexico Wednesday. 

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