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Phillips Gap , NC
ASU Dark Sky Observatory, 1 mi E of Blue Ridge Pkwy

Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 6:53PM

Pleasant

The weather for the rest of the week can be simply described as pleasant. We'll have lots of sunshine, dry conditions and comfortable temperatures through Friday. The weekend will bring more humidity and slightly warmer temperatures along with widely scattered showers and thundershowers in the afternoon and evening. Temperatures and humidity creep up a little more early next week along with the afternoon showers and thundershower coverage.

Wednesday

Hi: 70 Lo: 56

Partly cloudy; Pleasant; Light SE wind
Thursday

Hi: 74 Lo: 55

Mostly sunny; Continued pleasant; SE wind 5-10 mph
Friday

Hi: 77 Lo: 61

Partly cloudy; Nice; Light wind
Saturday

Hi: 77 Lo: 65

Partly cloudy in the AM becoming mostly cloudy in the PM; Isolated PM showers and maybe a thundershower
Sunday

Hi: 77 Lo: 63

Mostly cloudy by afternoon; Widely scattered PM showers and thundershowers

Further Out

Monday - Mostly cloudy by afternoon; Scattered PM showers and thundershowers; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 60s
Tuesday - Partly cloudy in the AM becoming mostly cloudy in the PM; Scattered PM showers and thundershowers; High near 80 degrees; Low in the lower 60s

Forecast Discussion

Cool high pressure will control our weather through Friday with lots of sun, dry air and comfortable temperatures. Winds turn more to the south over the weekend due to the Bermuda High taking its normal position over the Southeast. This will increase temperatures and humidity and help develop widely scattered showers and thundershowers in the afternoon and evening, in other words, more summer like. The weekend should not be a washout as much of the daytime will be dry.

A cold front will try to move in from the west early next week but the Bermuda High will keep it to our west. Our weather early next week will be summer like with warm temperatures, high humidity and scattered afternoon showers and thundershowers.

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