Published: 4.17.14 5:49am
Good Morning Folks! Passing clouds are keeping temps a few degrees above the forecasted lows and this is good news as frost should be slightly more spotty than widespread, sparing some gardens that might not have been covered. Temps will eventually rise from the upper 20’s – low 30’s to the mid 50’s – upper 60’s depending upon elevation as sunshine sits overhead throughout the day and flow turns from the NW to the south, allowing light amounts of moisture to infiltrate the region (may make for a more robust sunset this evening). Temps tonight will only settle into the upper 30’s – mid 40’s as clouds develop across the region in advance of a passing low to our south slated for Friday afternoon.
Clouds will continue to increase across the region through the morning hours, resulting in mostly cloudy skies being overhead for most of the day and this will work to keep temps below normal across SW NC; low 50’s – low 60’s (cooler than originally forecasted). The chance for showers after midday keeps hanging on by the smallest of threads; however the chance will be there late in the day with spotty coverage and light intensities. If you have outdoor plans we recommend you watch the radar after 3pm so you can simply avoid the passing shower and continue on with your activity as it will not be a washout. Spotty shower coverage will continue till roughly midnight with a gradual clearing during the pre dawn hours, resulting... click here for more