Station atop Mast General Store in Downtown Waynesville NC.
Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 7:08PM
Decent Memorial Day
Rain hit the area as advertised this morning, but tapered off during the afternoon. Temperatures ran 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: 60 Lo: 50
Mostly cloudy tonight with a shower around; Light NW wind
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
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
We’re in the clutches of an upper level low, along with a surface low crawling northward into coastal North Carolina. We had big rains early today with an 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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