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North Wilkesboro , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 4:54PM

Faux Spring Continues

Unseasonably warm weather continues Friday. There could be a couple showers early Saturday as a cold front cuts through western NC. The mild weather will go on a brief hiatus for the second half of the weekend. After those early Saturday showers, skies will turn generally clear through Sunday.


Hi: 70 Lo: 49

Partly cloudy; Fog likely after midnight; Light wind

Hi: 72 Lo: 53

Some morning fog; Becoming partly sunny; Warm; South wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 68 Lo: 29

A couple AM showers; Becoming mostly clear; Colder Saturday night; SW wind 5-10 mph becoming NW 5-15

Hi: 53 Lo: 32

Bright sunshine; Cooler

Hi: 56 Lo: 44

Becoming cloudy with PM & nighttime showers likely

Further Out

Tuesday - Lots of clouds; Mostly morning showers; Mild; High in the mid 60s; Low in the mid 50s
Wednesday - Partly to mostly cloudy; PM & nighttime showers likely & maybe a thunderstorm; Unseasonably mild; High in the lower 70s; Low in the mid 40s

Forecast Discussion

Weak high pressure will be in control of our weather again Friday, but there’s still plenty of low-level moisture trapped to promote lots of clouds. However, with a few sunny breaks temperatures top out in the 15-20 degree above normal range.

A cold front is scheduled to push through the Foothills Saturday morning. We expect a few showers with the front, but it won’t amount to much. Skies clear for Saturday afternoon and it will remain mild.

Colder air lags the front a ways, but it will make its presence felt for Saturday night. Sunday will be sunny but seasonable. We warm right back up early next week.

A warm front lifting northward through the area on Tuesday might provide our next opportunity for some needed rainfall starting Monday afternoon. A cold front coming through Wednesday night will keep shower chances alive through midweek.


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