Published: 8.20.14 6:21am
Good Morning Folks! Only a few ridgetops showers developed yesterday and today will be the same in that we will experience above normal temps, pop up showers and thunderstorms and a very uncomfortable afternoon with high humidity levels. A few passing clouds will move east of the region through the early morning hours and this will give way to mostly sunny skies the rest of the morning and part of the afternoon. As we move past midday we will find the thermometer pushing into the upper 70’s – upper 80’s depending upon elevation and for those in full sun throughout the day, be sure to drink plenty of water as this week will rival most weeks for the hottest of the summer. With the above average heat and high humidity it’s a no brainer showers and thunderstorms will develop across the region, however with the predominant NW flow across the region the bulk of the action will occur near or along the TN line. This area of activity will also extend along the Great Balsams (Haywood/Jackson line) and Cowee Mountains (Jackson/Macon line) as they sit above the surrounding landscape. A few isolated showers will linger across the region as we move into the evening hours and as such we kept shower chances going throughout the night with temps dipping into the low – mid 60’s for most of SW NC.
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