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Sugar Mountain Top , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6:19PM

Hello Autumn!

Fall officially arrives this evening at 9:54PM EDT. Today wasn't actually that fall-like, but temperatures over the next day or so will slowly start transitioning closer to normal. For today, sunshine gave way to more afternoon clouds along with scattered PM showers and thunderstorms. Expect more of the same on Sunday, albeit with more cloud cover and somewhat cooler temperatures. Monday will be rather gray and cool with more showers possible.

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Partly sunny, 70°
Isolated showers
Light South wind
Saturday

Hi: 67 Lo: 56

Mostly cloudy overnight; Perhaps a shower; Light SE wind
Sunday

Hi: 60 Lo: 54

Generally cloudy; Fog possible, especially near the Blue Ridge; Scattered showers; Light ESE wind
Monday

Hi: 56 Lo: 55

Cloudy with fog; Cooler; Occasional light rain; Light ESE wind
Tuesday

Hi: 61 Lo: 56

Mostly cloudy with AM fog; Scattered light showers
Wednesday

Hi: 63 Lo: 56

Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers & t-showers, mostly PM

Further Out

Thursday - Mostly cloudy; A good chance for showers; Maybe a thundershower; High in the lower 60s; Low in the mid 50s
Friday - Mostly cloudy; Still a risk for showers; High in the lower 60s; Low in the lower 50s

Forecast Discussion

A cold front will be sagging southward out of Virginia today, passing through the state later tonight and becoming stationary to our south for Sunday and Monday. Scattered showers and thundershowers this afternoon could linger into tonight. As a moist wedge of high pressure builds in behind the front, clouds will be in great abundance for Sunday and Monday. Monday looks like the cloudier/cooler of the two days. Showers will be around through the period, but it won’t rain all the time.

The front retreats northward as a warm front late on Tuesday, followed by another front inbound from the west by late Wednesday. Yet another front will be here sometime next weekend.

As a result of this frontal parade, we expect showers to be most concentrated late Wednesday into Thursday, followed by a drier window later Friday into Saturday. Temperatures next week won’t approach the warmth of this past week.

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