Published: 7.24.14 6:17am
Good Morning Folks! Yesterday we picked up a general tenth of an inch across SW NC with a few spots reaching a quarter of an inch and up through Middle Prong in Haywood County, they picked a half inch of rain. Today will be different in many ways as we expect more cloud cover to be overhead with temps pushing into the low 70’s - low 80’s depending upon elevation. Scattered showers are already pushing into the region ahead of the main front and this will continue into the afternoon hours until thunderstorms make up the most of the activity. This will leave most of SW NC with a healthy quarter – half inch of rain with some locations surpassing that as heavy downpours move across the region. The bulk of the action will be off to the east by the late afternoon/early evening hours and we expect clouds to begin to clear out overnight into Friday, with temps settling into the upper 50’s – mid 60’s.
Friday through Sunday features a somewhat dry period compared to the past few days as mostly sunny skies sit overhead Friday and Saturday, with isolated thunderstorms popping up Sunday. Temps will be rather warm but near average for this time of the year as they push into the low 70’s – mid 80’s Friday, ramping up the upper 80’s Saturday only to cool back down to the mid 80’s by Sunday. Overnight lows will be pleasant despite the warm afternoons as they dip into... click here for more