Mountain counties in for wet afternoon; storms could move to Piedmont

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4 p.m. radar (FOX 46 Charlotte) 

The mountain counties are in for a wet weather as storms roll through the area Wednesday evening. 

Highs will be in the upper 80s and low 90s and a little bit more humidity in the air is fueling rain and storm chances.

Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Ashe, Avery, Burke and Watauga counties beginning around 2:30 p.m. Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties were placed under severe thunderstorm warnings until 4 p.m., and a warning was also issued for Anson County until 4:30 p.m. 

These storms could through the evening commute, as heavier patches of rain are expected to move into the Piedmont around 6:30 p.m.

There are higher chances for storms over the weekend, continuing into the beginning of next week. 

Thursday: High 91°. Low 70°. 40 percent chance of rain. 

Friday: High 87°. Low 70°. 50 percent chance of rain. 

Saturday: High 87°. Low 69°. 50 percent chance of rain. 

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