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Elk River East , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10:46AM

Maybe Some Rain?

Sunshine will give way to increasing clouds by late afternoon or evening. A stray shower or thundershower is possible later today and tonight. Lingering drizzle or a light shower is possible on Wednesday before clouds decrease. Thursday through next weekend will feature some fabulous weather for outside activities, with full sunshine and pleasant temperatures (getting warmer over the weekend).

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Warm & sunny
Mid 80s at kickoff
Light South wind
Tuesday

Hi: 78 Lo: 54

Scattered clouds; Isolated afternoon showers or thundershowers; Spotty light rain late tonight; North wind 5-10 mph
Wednesday

Hi: 69 Lo: 51

Mostly cloudy; Noticeably cooler; Isolated showers or spotty light rain, especially along the Blue Ridge; SE wind 5-15 mph
Thursday

Hi: 66 Lo: 44

Sunshine returns; September nice; SE wind 5-10 mph
Friday

Hi: 69 Lo: 48

Stunningly sunny; Comfortable
Saturday

Hi: 74 Lo: 51

Sunny and continued pleasant; A tad warmer

Further Out

Sunday - Mostly sunny; Quite nice; High in the mid 70s; Low in the lower 50s
Monday - Ample sunshine; Gradually warmer; High in the mid 70s; Low in the lower 50s

Forecast Discussion

A backdoor cold front will slide through the area by tonight and that might spark a stray PM shower or thundershower. Brief wedging will take place tonight and Wednesday as high pressure noses southward into the area from the northeastern United States.

Clouds will increase late this afternoon and particularly tonight, with a stray shower around. You’ll really be able to feel the difference in temperatures for Wednesday with mostly cloudy skies and perhaps a passing shower or some spotty areas of drizzle.

Skies turn sunny for Thursday and Friday along with wonderfully pleasant temperatures. High pressure will hold on right through the upcoming weekend as temperatures moderate. We could really use the rain, but it doesn’t look like anything significant is going to fall for many days.

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