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Waynesville , NC
Station atop Mast General Store in Downtown Waynesville NC.

Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 11:29AM

Rain; Crazy Cool

Rain continues for your Sunday morning, with a decreasing trend during the afternoon. Temperatures will be running about 20-degrees below normal when compared to a typical day at the end of May. Improvement will be gradual on Memorial Day. Clouds hang tough and there will be scattered showers, but nothing as widespread as today. Slow and steady warming continues all of next week with greatly reduced (but mentionable) PM shower and thundershower chances each afternoon.

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Hi: 58 Lo: 50

Rain, tapering to scattered late-day showers & maybe a thundershower; Cloudy & unseasonably cool; NNW wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 70 Lo: 52

Lots of clouds for Memorial Day; Scattered showers & perhaps a PM thundershower; Not quite as cool; Light north wind

Hi: 74 Lo: 54

Plenty of sunshine; Widely-separated PM showers & perhaps a thundershower; Warmer

Hi: 74 Lo: 55

Party sunny; Hit-or-miss PM shower or thundershower

Hi: 76 Lo: 56

Lots of sunshine; Widely-separated PM shower or thundershower; Warm

Further Out

Friday - Plenty of sunshine; Hit-or-miss PM shower or thundershower; High in the upper 70s; Low in the mid 50s
Saturday - Partly to mostly sunny; Widely-scattered PM showers & thundershowers; High in the upper 70s; Low in the mid 50s

Forecast Discussion

We’re in the clutches of an upper level low, along with a surface low crawling northward into the coastal Carolinas. Rain continues today with excellent easterly conveyor belt of Atlantic moisture piling up into the area.

As the upper low slowly drifts eastward Monday and Tuesday, the coverage of rainfall will decrease substantially, but we will be holding onto clouds and shower mentions both days.

Wednesday and beyond, the pattern morphs into something more typical for the start of June: More sunshine, warmer temperatures and with daily small chances for showers and thundershowers during the afternoon and evening hours.


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