Raleigh, N.C. — A line of storms blowing through the Triangle early Tuesday morning will soak the morning commute and set up a soggy day.
Some of the strong storm cells barreled through counties east of Raleigh early in the morning, but the main band of rain will moved through around 7 a.m.
“It’s coming, and as it moves in, it’s likely to create some issues for our commute this morning,” said WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner.
A second line of storms tracking toward the Triangle in the afternoon has the potential for severe weather, Gardner said.
“This storm system has the history of (severe thunderstorms) yesterday,” Gardner said.
The storm on Monday produced dozens of reports of wind damage and hail through Tennessee, and one tornado was reported.
“We’re not likely to see tornadoes, but certainly hail and wind damage are a possibility this afternoon,” Gardner said.