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Laurel Ridge , NC
Weather Station located at Laurel Ridge Moravian Conference Center.

Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 6:55AM

Lots Of Clouds; Cooler; Shower Possible

We finish the weekend on a cloudy and thus cooler note as we watch the remnants of Claudette move across the Southeastern US today. The big question is how far north does the rain from Claudette make it? Looking at the latest model data and radar trends, it appears the bulk of the precip will stay south and east of our region with only a few isolated light showers expected across the High Country, less further north. Claudette exits east tonight and warmer temps return tomorrow. A front approaches from the west tomorrow night. We'll have a few widely scattered showers and thundershowers Monday afternoon, with good chances Monday night and into the day on Tuesday. Another refreshing air mass moves in Tuesday night setting up another pleasant stretch of weather through the end of the upcoming week.

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Sunday

Hi: 73 Lo: 64

Lots of clouds; Cooler; Isolated showers possible; SE wind 5-10 mph
Monday

Hi: 82 Lo: 63

Mostly cloudy; Warmer; Widely scattered PM showers and thundershowers; West wind 10-20 mph
Tuesday

Hi: 72 Lo: 53

Cloudy; Scattered showers & t-storms; Turning cooler Tue night; SW wind 5-10 mph bec NW
Wednesday

Hi: 73 Lo: 54

Mostly clear; Pleasant
Thursday

Hi: 75 Lo: 57

Mostly clear; Continued pleasant

Further Out

Friday - Scattered clouds; Nice; High in the mid 70s; Low near 60 degrees
Saturday - Mostly cloudy; Isolated PM showers and thundershowers; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 60s

Forecast Discussion

The focus of our short term weather falls on the remnants of Claudette today as its circulation tracks eastward across the Southeastern US. Lots of clouds are expected and thus cooler temperatures with the added cloud cover. Rain however from Claudette is expected to stay south and east of the region for the most part with only a few isolated light showers possible across the High Country today.

Claudette exits off the East Coast by tomorrow and we return to more typical summertime weather. A west to southwest flow will return warmer air back to the region. A front starts to approach from the west Monday afternoon and a few widely scattered showers and thundershowers are possible. The front moves in Monday night and during the day on Tuesday. This brings our best chances of showers and thundershowers for this forecast cycle.

The front moves to our east during the day on Tuesday and showers and storms end by late afternoon. Behind the front, another shot of refreshing air spills in from the northwest. This sets up another stretch of pleasant weather through the end of the week. As we head into the weekend, temperatures warm and humidity begins to increase as our next system starts to approach from the west. An isolated shower or thundershower is possible on Saturday afternooon.

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