Raleigh Expects Record Temps

A warm front is expected in the Triangle this weekend.

Spectrum News

A warm front is expected in the Triangle this weekend.

  If you are still reminiscing over the Triangle’s steamy summer weather, you may appreciate this weekend’s forecast. 

  Temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-70s as warm winds move in from farther South. Normal temperatures at this time of year in the Raleigh-Durham area,center around 40 degrees with typical highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s. Temperatures are expected to be 20-30 degrees above normal in central North Carolina on Saturday.

  If the predicted weather occurs, it could come close to breaking the previous record for highest temperature on January 11th, which was recorded as 76 degrees in 1980. 

  Today, forecasters predict temperatures could climb up to 70 degrees on Sunday accompanied by rain. The warmer weather should dwell in the Triangle all the way to Wednesday of next week.

  While this unusual weather phenomenon may seem unprecedented and random, officials announced on Wednesday, 2019 was the warmest year ever recorded in North Carolina according to the News and Observer.