Published: 5.25.16 8:48am
Good Morning Folks! It’s the middle of the week and the warmer weather is beginning to settle in across the region, in tandem with increasing moisture levels out of the south. We expect today and tomorrow to produce pop up showers and thunderstorms with a slight decrease in coverage Friday and perhaps more sun than clouds this Saturday. By Sunday moisture levels are expected to increase once again, leading into early next week and if the tropical low pressure system does develop along the Atlantic coast then next week may be soggy. Temps will be in the upper 60’s – mid 80’s for the most part, so plan on drinking more water as we all begin to acclimate to the new season. All in all it should be a pleasant Memorial Day Weekend, one that is not out of the norm as we expect daily pop up showers, more so toward the SC state line.
Today and tomorrow will likely be our wettest days of the week as a shortwave moves into the region this afternoon, while tomorrow simply taps into the increasing moisture and above average temps. With this in mind, expect increasing clouds shortly after midday and isolated showers and thunderstorms developing closer to 2 – 4pm, continuing into the evening hours. Most locations stand a chance at experiencing a passing shower or thunderstorm today and we expect an average rainfall total to be around a quarter inch for most of SW NC. Tomorrow will play out much the... click here for more