Published: 7.29.16 7:16am
Good Morning Folks! Well, we picked up roughly 2/3 of what we expected yesterday and it arrived roughly 2 – 4 hours past our forecasted time of arrival, but in the end we ended up with a quarter of an inch across most of the region. The latest drought update has come out (each Thursday afternoon) and most of the region still is designated as severe, however a portion of Swain and Haywood county moving NE into the Boone area has declined to moderate. Hopefully the rain chances that exist today through the middle of next week can bring us down a peg or two as we slowly chip away at the ongoing drought. Today will feature a handful of storms across the area with coverage slightly less than yesterday and tomorrow will feature much of the same, while Sunday ramps up coverage for most of SW NC. Monday keeps a handful of showers around and Tuesday is still a possibility for region wide showers, although the chances are declining with each passing model run. The middle of next week into next weekend seems to bring us back to near normal temps as rain chances increase toward the end of the week. All in all, nothing major to speak of as temps sit a few degrees above normal today through next week, shower chances are alive each afternoon and muggy conditions continue.
Already we are dealing with a few light showers along the escarpment that should dry up shortly, while passing... click here for more