Cooler temperatures and lower humidity are on the way.
That front will be moving through the Carolinas Friday, providing the trigger for widespread shower and thunderstorm development.
In addition to widespread disruptive weather, there is an elevated severe weather risk. This means that scattered severe storms are possible, and this is one level above marginal risk (isolated severe storms). With any severe storm, damaging winds and hail will be possible.
Timing appears to be between 2 and 10 p.m., with perhaps the peak activity around 4-8 p.m.
After the turbulent weather, the payoff will be a fantastic weekend. The humidity will be dropping Saturday evening and especially into Sunday with highs in the mid-upper 80s.