Chance of scattered thunderstorms, showers throughout evening

Mostly cloudy Saturday night, with showers and thunderstorms likely before 11 p.m.

Of course, that could change.

This forecast was prepared by the WNCN weather team and is based on the latest information available and years of weather forecasting in North Carolina. Winds could gust as high as 23 miles per hour. By Sunday, winds will diminsh and wave heights will decrease. There is still a chance that a few strong-severe storms could develop ahead of the cold front this evening.

Monday will be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the mid 80s. The high will be 91; winds will become south around 5 miles per hour.

Those travelling to the New Jersey shore this weekend can expect a similar forecast, with a bit more of a chance of rain over the weekend. Tuesday night, expect a low in the upper 60s. South wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. Rain chances sit at 50% Saturday, and 40% Sunday.

Monday, July 3: Mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-80s. South wind 7 to 15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

There's a moderate risk of risky rip currents forming Friday afternoon along the entire Jersey Shore, from Sandy Hook down to Cape May, because southerly winds will be gusting to 25 to 30 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

For the fourth day this week, severe thunderstorms are possible across Upstate New York.

As heat and humidity rise towards the end of the week, so will the chance for thunderstorms.

Tuesday, the 4 of July will be partly sunny, hot and humid, with a PM shower or storm possible. South southwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. In the evening, there will be a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms under mostly cloudy skies and a low around 68.

Saturday night, it will be mostly clear with a low of 55, according to the weather service, and a calm wind becoming south around 5 miles per hour. The low will be around 67.

Sunday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Cloudy, with a low around 69.