Published: 12.6.13 6:09am
Good Morning Folks! We have some showers moving northeast across the region this morning and this will continue throughout the day with a round of thunderstorms during the afternoon hours. Most locations will pick up slightly over a quarter inch of rain before sunset and another quarter – half inch overnight into Saturday. Temps will once again be way above normal for this time of the year as they soar into the upper 50’s – mid 60’s depending upon elevation, with a steady SW wind around 10 – 20mph throughout the day; feels more like spring than winter. We recommend keeping the umbrella handy as a rain jacket might be warm to wear which is surreal to say in early December. We encourage folks to head on out to the 30th Anniversary of the Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries Festival this evening from 5 – 10pm as the shower coverage looks spotty, however keep a umbrella handy or perhaps the rain jacket as temps dip into the mid – upper 40’s by Saturday morning.
Showers will continue across the region Saturday early morning and coverage will wane back to only a few isolated showers by the late morning hours, with temps much cooler than today as they struggle to reach the mid 40’s – low 50’s. This cool down is due to a cold front finally reaching our region early Saturday morning and it will continue to push off to the east as the day wears on, allowing temps overnight to dip... click here for more