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NC WEATHER: Labor Day weekend gets hot; rain possible

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After five days below 90, the heat of summer will return the rest of the week in central North Carolina.

Each day this week, temperatures have gone up by about four degrees.  The high in the Triangle Wednesday was 86 while Fayetteville made it u to 88.  Our normal high this time of year is 87.

Overnight will be mostly clear and still cool and comfortable with morning lows dropping down to the middle to low 60s.  Our normal low this time of year is 67.

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Hot weather returns for Thursday with highs into the lower 90s.  Humidity levels will start to creep up some with a few extra clouds.  A cold front will move toward the Virginia and North Carolina border late Thursday, so there will be a slight risk of a late day shower or storm.  Friday will be mostly to partly sunny with a high of 91.

The upcoming holiday weekend will be above normal for temperatures.  Look for mostly to partly sunny skies on Saturday with highs near 90.  On Sunday we will have just a slight risk of a PM shower or storm, otherwise it will be partly sunny with highs in the upper 80s to near 90.  Labor Day will have some clouds with a couple showers or storms possible.  Highs on Monday will continue in the upper 80s. 

Tuesday will be partly sunny with a chance of a shower or storm.  Temperatures will stay above normal with a high near 90.

In the tropics, Hurricane Cristobal continues to stay away from any land.  The hurricane continues to move north-northeast and was about 400 east of the North Carolina coast Wednesday.  The storm will continue to move away from the east coast the rest of the week.  Rip currents and higher than normal surf will be start to improve along the North Carolina coast Thursday and Friday. 

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