Monday, May 17, 2010

The Carolinas Zone
NC State Forecasters: Erik P., Drew D.  Advisor: Forrest P.
Team Contributors: Forecasters Ryan Krimm and Daniel Ross

4:25 PM TUESDAY 5.18.2010 
Much needed rain across North Carolina today may help many yards which have been brown for quite some time to turn back toward green. However, the rain  has shown first signs it is leaving the region for the next few days. Wednesday's weather should feature only the slightest chance for storms in the mountains, with more tranquil conditions in the Piedmont. - Forecasters Ryan K. and Drew D.

Charlotte Mostly cloudy with only a slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms.
High 80 with lows dropping to near 60. Chance of rain 10%
Raleigh Cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. High near 75 with lows around 58. Chance of rain 20%. 

Columbia Mainly sunny throughout the day. High around 86 and a low of 61.
(No chance of rain.)
Myrtle Beach Partly cloudy with only a slight chance of coastal thunderstorms.
High 83 with a low of 63. Chance of rain 15%. 

12:05 AM MONDAY 5.17.2010 Hello and welcome to the new Carolinas Zone! This is Forecaster Ryan. Our team has designed this main site page to complement the the excellent forecast work being done by our reliable North Carolina team of Erik, Drew and Forrest. Here is the first forecast for some of the selected cities in the forecast area for tomorrow. 

Charlotte Rain, heavy at times. High 74. Rainfall accumulations of 3/4'' to 1 1/2''. Chance of rain 100%. 
Raleigh Rain. High 71. Rainfall accumulations up to 1''. Heaviest rain expected in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90%. 

Columbia Rain with a few rumbles of thunder possible in the afternoon. Rainfall accumulations up to 1''. High 81. Chance of rain 70%.
Myrtle Beach Rain and Thunderstorms. Rainfall could reach 1'' and exceed 1'' in the heavier thunderstorms. High 78. Chance of rain 70%. 

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