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Storms Thursday night in central NC ahead of cold front

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Storms ahead of a cold front Thursday will be long gone by Friday, but the heat and humidity won't stay gone for too long in North Carolina.

Thursday was another muggy day across the state with a few thunderstorms in the morning and in the afternoon.  The high in the Triangle was 88 while Fayetteville made it up to 95.  The normal high this time of year is 90.

Overnight the storms will move through ahead of the cold front, tapering off around midnight as the cold front passes through.  Dry weather is expected by Friday morning with temperatures starting off around 69.

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Drier air will try to move in behind the front on Friday and Saturday.  Skies will be partly sunny on Friday with nothing more than a stray shower or thundershower in areas south of the Triangle.  Highs on Friday will be around 87.  Saturday looks like the driest day, with mostly to partly sunny skies and a high near 90.

Sunday will be hot with a high around 95, skies will be partly sunny with an isolated PM storm possible.  Another cold front will approach on Monday, so look for some scattered showers and storms with highs in the lower 90s. 

Behind the front on Tuesday, skies will clear and highs will be in the middle 80s.

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