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Wilkes Airport

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Wilkes Airport , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Friday, April 19, 2019 at 5:50PM

Stormy Friday; Cooler Saturday

Isolated showers stick around tonight into the overnight hours. Tomorrow, showers will be much less widespread, but scattered in nature as temperatures turn much cooler. Easter Sunday will have cloudiness to start the day, but sunshine is expected to return allowing temperatures to moderate nicely for the afternoon. Early next week looks warm and dry.


Hi: 70 Lo: 44

Mostly cloudy; Perhaps a shower; South wind 5-15 mph

Hi: 55 Lo: 40

Mostly cloudy & cooler; A few showers; South wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 65 Lo: 42

Early cloudiness yielding to sunshine for Easter; A milder afternoon; Light west wind

Hi: 76 Lo: 49

Mostly sunny & warmer

Hi: 80 Lo: 53

Mostly sunny & warm

Further Out

Wednesday - Partly cloudy & warm; Perhaps a late-day shower; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 50s
Thursday - Partly cloudy; Quite mild; High in the mid 70s; Low in the lower 50s

Forecast Discussion

Behind the front, cooler air will be arriving overnight and for Saturday as a cold upper level low-pressure system aloft lumbers by just to our north. Lingering scattered showers will be possible tonight through Saturday in association with this feature. (As a sidebar item, it will be cold enough over the highest peaks of the NC Mountains for some wet snow later tonight and Saturday.)

After some morning cloudiness, Easter should turn out nice as sunshine returns for the afternoon and temperatures moderate nicely.

With high pressure in control, Monday and Tuesday will be mostly sunny and warm. A weak cold front passing through during midweek could generate a shower or two by Wednesday afternoon or evening, but it shouldn’t amount to a whole lot.


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