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Jefferson

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Jefferson , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 1:41PM

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We're having a flashback to March on the 5th of May. The core of a potent upper-level low moves from KY to SW NC to SC today. We have mostly cloudy skies with showers, mostly in the afternoon and evening hours. Even a rumble of thunder and small hail is not impossible. Highest elevations will see some snow mixed in. It's blustery and ridiculously chilly for the date. Sweaters! Friday, skies remain mostly cloudy with a few daytime showers and cool temperatures. After a chilly start Saturday, the afternoon is much warmer.

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Thursday

Hi: 48 Lo: 41

Mostly cloudy; Showers, mostly in the PM; Higher elev. snow showers; Cold for May; NW 10-20 mph, blustery (gusts to 40 mph tonight)
Friday

Hi: 54 Lo: 42

Mostly cloudy with a few daytime showers; Decreasing clouds Fri night; Still unseasonably cool; NW wind 10-20 mph, gusty
Saturday

Hi: 67 Lo: 52

Mostly sunny day; More clouds Sat. night with a stray shower possible late; Warmer afternoon; NW wind 5-15 mph, but gusty Sat. night
Sunday

Hi: 70 Lo: 50

Mostly to partly cloudy; A stray shower possible
Monday

Hi: 74 Lo: 55

Partly cloudy; Warmer

Further Out

Tuesday - Partly to mostly cloudy; Cannot rule out a PM t-shower; High in the lower 70s; Low in the mid 50s
Wednesday - More clouds; Scattered PM t-showers; High in the mid 70s; Low in the mid 50s

Forecast Discussion

A front moved through late Wednesday. Today, a cold-core upper level low-pressure system is rotating across the Appalachians headed southeast. With it will come unseasonably chilly temperatures, lots of clouds and occasional showers. It’s even cold enough for some wet snow today across the highest mountaintops in the Southern Appalachians. On the other end of the spectrum, the cold air aloft could also generate enough instability for an isolated thundershower producing small hail. Showers remain possible Friday with chilly temperatures as a surface low forms along the Carolina Coast and moves northeast.

But it really is May (not March) so the cold will flip quickly this weekend. Saturday afternoon will be much warmer.

A front moves south early Sunday morning out of Virginia and stalls in North Carolina. It then moves back to the north as a warm front early Monday morning. With the front in the vicinity, we cannot rule out a shower late Saturday night into the daytime Sunday.

Monday and Tuesday, high pressure builds in the Atlantic with control into the Eastern U. S. Monday looks terrific. Tuesday looks mostly nice, but a PM thundershower cannot be ruled out. Wednesday, the next front from the west edges closer sparking scattered PM t-showers. Warm weather holds next week.

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