A warm high pressure system will continue to bring above-average temperatures and low rain chances into the weekend. A storm system - including moisture from Tropical Storm Karen or its remnants - will bring the chance for wet and unsettled weather early next week.
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY FORECAST: . Saturday night will be mostly clear with lows in the mid 60's. Areas of dense fog could develop late tonight and persist into early Sunday morning. Sunday afternoon clouds will increase but most of the day will be dry. Highs again will be very warm as they soar into the mid 80's. Shower chance increase into the 20% range late Sunday into Sunday night.
FORECAST FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK: The cool front with some of Karen's moisture seems to be slowing down. We probably won't have a real shot of significant rain until late Monday or Monday night. Peak rain chances may in fact materialize early Tuesday. Highs will be in the low to mid 80's Monday and drop into the 70's on Tuesday. The heaviest rain with this system will likely occur over western and central North Carolina but a few spots may walk away with over an inch of precipitation.
TROPICAL OUTLOOK: Tropical depression Karen will bring gusty showers to the northern Gulf of Mexico coast (southeastern Louisiana east to northern Florida) this weekend. Elsewhere in the Atlantic Basin, new tropical storm development is not expected this weekend.
First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.
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