But there is some uncertainty when the front will arrive in the Triangle, and the timing could mean the difference between scattered and possibly numerous storms beginning Saturday.
Cloudy skies and possible showers this weekend.
Download the Palm Beach Post WeatherPlus app here. There are some indications this rain could return as early as the afternoon on Monday.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and mild.
A few showers have developed in the area this morning and will continue through midday. Fortunately, the stretch immediately ahead is comparatively benign. We might see some late day sun with temperatures in the low teens.
Once we lose the sunlight and heating of the day, the threat for storms will dissipate. A cold front is expected to enter our northwest counties by lunchtime and this will produce another band of scattered showers.
THE WEEKEND More coverage for showers and thunderstorms after noon. It's hard to say if today will be totally dry, but I don't think any showers that might pop up will be significant. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are possible, and higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Low 57F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 miles per hour.
Expect partly cloudy and humid weather through the morning. Light wind in the morning becoming southwest around 10 miles per hour in the afternoon.
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest updates. Locals know the "wedge" (of colder air banked up against the mountains to the west) is hard to escape from. Maybe a few breaks? We'll see mostly sunny conditions for the second half of the week.
Widespread showers and storms will be with us on Sunday.
Wednesday night - A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Overnight, there's a 70 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms, with possible rain totals of a tenth to a quarter of an inch, cloudy skies, a low around 46 and east winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour.