Published: 6.27.16 7:28am
Good Morning Folks! We finally have some decent rainfall totals to report as showers moved into the region overnight and continue to do so this morning, with roughly a quarter – half inch across most of Jackson County and a tenth – quarter inch for the rest of the SW NC. Of course some locations have not received any rainfall, however this should be rectified this afternoon as we expect scattered showers to move into the region from the west. Showers will continue into Tuesday morning and then scale back throughout the day as drier air begins to infiltrate the region late Tuesday afternoon. Mostly sunny skies will be overhead Wednesday and most of the day on Thursday, however moisture will return to the region by the end of the week to allow for isolated pop up showers on Friday. Saturday and Sunday will also feature pop up showers, with coverage on Sunday strong enough to consider moving outdoor plans inside for a period of time or perhaps have easy access to a nearby shelter. Temps throughout the week will be comfortable as they level off to normal levels, cooling down somewhat on Wednesday to below normal levels.
Today will bring the region a half inch or more of rain as an upper level disturbance combined with an approaching front provide enough ingredients to develop scattered showers and thunderstorms after midday. The peak of shower coverage is likely to occur between 2 – 6pm and the main threat from today will... click here for more