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Forecast Last Updated at Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 12:33PM
Dry Thursday Before Wet Weekend
Sunshine continues through high clouds and temperatures remain on the cooler side today. Tomorrow clouds thicken as Ian moves in, rain beginning midday. The bulk of the rain and gusty winds are expected overnight Friday and Saturday morning but showers continue into Sunday. Rainfall totals are in the 3"-6" inch range with more expected in localized areas along the Blue Ridge.
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Hi: 61 Lo: 42
Still lots of sun through high clouds Continued seasonably cool; NE wind 10-20 mph and gusty
Hi: 56 Lo: 48
Becoming cloudy; Rain arriving in the afternoon, increasing Fri. night; NE wind 10-20 mph, becoming gusty
Hi: 57 Lo: 52
Overcast & rainy, heavy at times in the AM (thunder possible); NE wind 10-20 mph and gusty in the morning, wind decreasing mid-day
Hi: 58 Lo: 49
Overcast; Showers continue; Breezy at times
Hi: 60 Lo: 49
Generally cloudy; Rain showers remain possible
Tuesday - Mostly to partly cloudy; A step warmer; High in the lower 60s; Low in the lower 40s
Wednesday - Partly cloudy; Warmer; High in the mid 60s; Low in the lower 40s
Canadian high pressure is centered over the Great Lakes today. High clouds filter sunlight and temperatures are around 8 degrees cooler than average. Winds could get gusty at higher elevations.
At noon, Tropical Storm Ian is just off the coast of central Florida today and continues north over the Atlantic before making another landfall in the Charleston area tomorrow afternoon.
For us in the Southern Appalachians tomorrow, clouds thicken and winds pick up as Ian approaches. Rain begins around midday and turns heavy Friday night. We'll experience high winds through Saturday morning as the core crosses through western North Carolina.
Ian breaks up on Saturday but moisture sticks around allowing showers to continue Sunday and linger into Monday. Rainfall totals are expected to be around 3"-6" inches in most places but areas along the Blue Ridge escarpment could see more. Despite dry conditions over the last few weeks, there is still flooding and landslide risk.
Clouds decrease Tuesday as temperatures warm up into a more pleasant Wednesday.
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