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Wilkes Airport , NC
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Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 6:23AM

A Nice Saturday

Today is another dry, warm day with hazy skies. Tomorrow starts out nice but showers and thundershowers develop in the afternoon and linger overnight into Monday morning. Rain should end Monday afternoon and temperatures are a little cooler Monday. Tuesday is a dry day with average temperatures. Wednesday through Friday look to be similar days with near average temperatures, dry mornings and scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunder developing.

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Hi: 82 Lo: 56

Sunshine filtered through smoky haze; Warmer; Light SW wind

Hi: 81 Lo: 62

Partly cloudy becoming cloudy; Hazy; Scattered afternoon and evening showers & thundershowers; South wind 5-15 mph and gusty

Hi: 80 Lo: 54

Cloudy early, becoming partly cloudy; Showers & thundershowers winding down in the PM; SW wind 5-15 mph and gusty becoming NW in the afternoon

Hi: 80 Lo: 56

Mostly sunny

Hi: 79 Lo: 57

Sunny early, becoming mostly cloudy in the PM; Widely scattered PM showers and thundershowers

Further Out

Thursday - Sunny early, becoming mostly cloudy in the PM; Scattered PM showers and thundershowers; High in the lower 80s; Low near 60 degrees
Friday - Sunny early, becoming mostly cloudy in the PM; Isolated showers and thundershowers in the PM; High in the mid 80s; Low in the lower 60s

Forecast Discussion

Canadian wildfires continue to produce smoke which is moving into western NC. This will cause hazy skies in the area this weekend.

High pressure keeps us dry today with warmer temperatures. A warm front ahead of a cold front will move through Sunday bringing showers and thundershowers Sunday afternoon. The rain and thunder will continue off and on through Monday afternoon. The cold front should pass through Monday afternoon and that will begin to clear things out.

Drier air works in Tuesday providing a pleasant day. The cold front stalls to our south and begins to move back north as a warm front Wednesday through Thursday. This will help develop afternoon showers and thundershowers each day with Thursday afternoon having the greatest coverage. Temperatures should be close to average next week.


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