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Jefferson , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Friday, September 4, 2015 at 6:14PM

Evening Rumbles; Quieter Tonight

A few strong storms were affecting the area Friday afternoon. The storm threat diminishes this evening, leaving us leaving us quieter and drier (outside of a stray shower) tonight. A backdoor front moves through tonight. Then weekend is cloudy and cooler with some fog especially along the Blue Ridge. Expect scattered showers Saturday, fewer showers Sunday. The Labor Day Holiday has more sun, warmer temperatures, and only isolated afternoon showers.

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Friday

Hi: 81 Lo: 60

Mostly cloudy; Lingering evening t-storms, then a stray nigghtime shower; Light wind
Saturday

Hi: 70 Lo: 58

Generally cloudy with fog; Scattered showers; Light SE wind
Sunday

Hi: 70 Lo: 57

Generally cloudy; Morning fog; Isolated showers; Partial afternoon sun west; SE wind 5-10 mph
Monday

Hi: 76 Lo: 57

Mostly to partly cloudy; Isolated afternoon showers
Tuesday

Hi: 78 Lo: 60

Partly cloudy; An isolated afternoon t-shower possible

Further Out

Wednesday - Partly to mostly cloudy; Scattered PM t-showers; High in the mid 70s; Low near 60 degrees
Thursday - Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers & t-showers; High in the mid 70s; Low in the upper 50s

Forecast Discussion

We have been in a "dog days" stagnant, warm pattern this week. Changes are afoot.

A backdoor front (one that passes through from the north instead of the west or northwest) moves through this tonight. Warm temperatures helped give rise to scattered thunderstorms Friday afternoon. Some of these were packing a punch. The thunder threat diminishes this evening, but a stray shower remains in the realm of possibility overnight.

Clouds increase this afternoon leading to a generally cloudy weekend. Once the backdoor front is to our south, a moist southeasterly flow sets up as high pressure centered in New England wedges down the Appalachians. Saturday will be cloudy with fog especially east along the Blue Ridge. Scattered showers are expected--not lots of rain but in play, on and off, all day.

Most of the region keeps clouds Sunday with morning fog; however, the west side of the Appalachians will see some sun in the afternoon. Isolated showers remain possible.

The wedge breaks down early Monday. Expect more sun Labor Day Monday and Tuesday, warmer temperatures, and only isolated afternoon thundershowers.

It's been a LONG time since we have seen a front from the west, but there is one out there in the extended forecast--arriving next Friday. Ahead of the front with increasing warmth and humidity, Wednesday has scattered PM thundershowers. The treat of scattered thundershowers continues through Thursday and into next Friday.

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