Daily Forecast for Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Forecast map showing widespread thundershower activity across the Carolinas

Forecast for Tuesday: Clouds and Storms Across the Carolinas

The daily forecast for Tuesday is packed with clouds and instability. Clouds will build Tuesday morning, starting in the south and building northward throughout the day. These clouds will help to keep temperatures down, and I wouldn’t be surprised if my high temperatures are actually too high (especially if the clouds cover spread faster than anticipated). Besides keeping temps low, these clouds will also be

Quantitative Precip Forecast for Tuesday, July 7th across the Mid Atlantic
Shower activity across South Carolina will be persistent enough to generate rainfall totals in the 1 to 3 inch range. Image Courtesy of Pivotal Weather.

associated with widespread thunderstorm activity. Areas in South Carolina will have the most widespread storm activity. The mountains, as well as along the NC/VA border, should see the least activity although a storm or two is still possible.

The persistent rain across South Carolina will be an omen of things to come. As a tropical disturbance continues across Florida, it is expected to move over warm coastal waters before impacting the Carolinas. The only thing we can say for sure is that there will be a great deal of rain to come by the end of the work week.

Keep an eye on Carolina Weather Authority’s website and Facebook page for more details in the coming days. And if you haven’t yet, be sure to check out Josh’s excellent article outlining what we know and what we can expect!

 

 

Daily Forecast Map

Forecast map showing widespread thundershower activity across the Carolinas
Clouds will overtake the region from south to north on Tuesday. Expect thunderstorms later in the day for all locations outside the mountains.
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Author: Michael Griffith

I have had a passion for the weather since a very young age and am a degreed meteorologist. I have a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University and a Master's from Plymouth State University. If you ever see me out and about in the Charlotte, NC area, be sure to say hi!