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NC WEATHER: Labor Day gets hot, humid; rain possible

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Temperatures will continue to go up this week, but humidity will stay comfortable until the end of this work week.

Mostly sunny skies returned to North Carolina Tuesday as temperatures warmed up some.  The high in the Triangle was 82 while Fayetteville made it up to 85.  The normal high this time of year is 87.

Overnight will be cool again with mostly clear skies look for morning temperatures to fall down to 60 by Wednesday morning.

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It will stay mostly sunny and dry on Wednesday with comfortable humidity, highs will make it into the upper 80s. 

Hot weather returns for Thursday with highs around 90.  Humidity levels will start to creep up some with a few extra clouds.  Friday will be mostly to partly sunny with a high of 91.

The upcoming holiday weekend will be above normal for temperatures.  Look for partly sunny skies on Saturday with just a slight risk of a PM shower or storm.  Sunday will have a mix of clouds and some sun with a couple of PM showers or storms possible.  Highs on Saturday will be around 90, with upper 80s expected on Sunday.  Labor Day will have some clouds with a couple showers or storms possible.  Highs on Monday will continue in the upper 80s.  Th normal high this time of year is now 87.

In the tropics, Cristobal became a hurricane Tuesday night and continues to move north away from the Bahamas with maximum sustained winds near 75 mph.  Gradual strengthening of this storm is expected over the next several days, but it will stay away from the East Coast of the United States.  The latest track has it staying about 450 miles off the North Carolina coast, only bringing possible rip currents and higher than normal surf to the North Carolina coastline. 

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