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NWS Wind Advisory (Buncombe County)

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Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:32PM

Consistently Below Normal

The chilly pattern will continue through the rest of the workweek, as temperatures average about 5-degrees below normal through Friday. We expect a continuation of dry weather, although there may be a bit more cloudiness by Friday. The weekend starts with milder temperatures, and then by Sunday, some rain enters the picture by late in the day.

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Wednesday

Hi: 42 Lo: 27

Scattered clouds; SW wind 5-10 mph becoming NW 10-15 & gusty
Thursday

Hi: 45 Lo: 27

Scattered clouds; NW wind 10-15 mph becoming light
Friday

Hi: 41 Lo: 26

Mostly to partly cloudy; Chilly; Light NW wind
Saturday

Hi: 49 Lo: 31

Lots of sunshine; Seasonal
Sunday

Hi: 48 Lo: 39

Becoming cloudy; Light rain arriving late

Further Out

Monday - Mostly cloudy; Some light rain; Rather mild; High in the mid 50s; Low in the upper 30s
Tuesday - More sunshine; Not bad for December; High in the lower 50s; Low in the lower 30s

Forecast Discussion

A reinforcing cold front moves through the area overnight and into early Thursday. The front will maintain chilly temperatures through Friday, as a fresh, Canadian air mass arrives in behind it.

More dry weather is expected, with only an increase in some mid and high level cloudiness expected by Friday.
Moderation will kick into gear this weekend, as high pressure shifts off the Mid-Atlantic coast on Saturday and redirects our wind flow to more southerly.

The approach of the next frontal system will have some Gulf moisture to tap into, so we do expect some rain by late Sunday, perhaps lingering into early next week. Perhaps that will clean some of the the crud off the roads by then.

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