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NWS Frost Advisory (Buncombe County)

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Asheville , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:09PM

A Much Better Sunday

After a chilly Saturday, conditions improve considerably for Sunday with a 15 degree temperature rebound, less wind and clear blue skies. There will be areas of frost early in the day, however. Temperatures spike on Monday ahead of a dry cold front, then cool off a bit behind the front. By Thursday a rapidly moving storm system of Pacific origin may bring some rainfall to the region.

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Hi: 53 Lo: 38

Clear and chilly overnight; Areas of frost in sheltered valleys; NW wind diminishing to 5-10

Hi: 70 Lo: 43

Clear; A much milder afternoon; Light NW wind

Hi: 74 Lo: 43

Bright sunshine; Warmer; Breezy; NW wind 10-20 mph

Hi: 67 Lo: 41

Clear; Pleasant

Hi: 67 Lo: 44

Mostly clear; Quiet

Further Out

Thursday - Increasing clouds with a chance of PM and overnight rain; High in the mid 60s; Low in the upper 40s
Friday - Mostly cloudy with a chance of mainly AM rain; High in the mid 60s; Low in the upper 40s

Forecast Discussion

Sunday’s weather will be much better than Saturday's with sunny skies for everyone and a 15 degree temperature rebound. That said, with lighter winds, sheltered valleys stand a good chance of experiencing a few hours of frost early in the day.

A dry cold front comes through on Monday. Downslope winds will lead to a temperature spike during the day, with cooler albeit sunny conditions to follow for Tuesday and Wednesday.

By Thursday a fast moving storm system of Pacific origin will approach from the west. It’s looking a little wetter than it did yesterday, and a chance of rain has been added to the forecast for parts of Thursday and Friday. There is still plenty of uncertainty on the strength and timing of the system, but I think we’d all agree that rain would be a good thing at this point.


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