Published: 10.25.16 7:41am
Good Morning Folks! We have another temperature inversion this morning as the lower elevation valleys deal with temps in the mid 30’s, while the ridgelines sit in the mid – upper 40’s. Patchy frost will quickly give way to warming temps as another round of sunshine blankets the region today and tomorrow. Clouds will arrive sometime late Wednesday and continue to increase into Thursday as a front approaches from the west. This front will provide us with isolated showers and cooler temps, which may help in putting out some local wildfires but it won’t do all the work as rainfall totals will be paltry at best (under a quarter inch). Clouds clear the region Friday and setup the weekend for another round of sunshine with temps a few degrees above normal, but for the most part the upcoming Homecoming Football game at WCU should go off without a hitch. All in all, the week ahead looks quiet with temps a few degrees above normal and a slight chance for rain Thursday.
Today and Wednesday both keep mostly sunny skies overhead, however partly cloudy skies will begin to show up sometime late Wednesday afternoon in advance of the cold front. Temps today and tomorrow will push into the upper 50’s – mid 70’s depending upon elevation, which is a slight change from the previous forecast (we added a few degrees to the lower elevations). Overnight lows will once again dip into the 30’s tonight for the lower elevations (mid 40’s for the... click here for more