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Roaring Gap , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Friday, September 29, 2023 at 6:21PM

Last Call for Summer?

Expect a return to summer-like temperatures. It is not that hot flatlander's summer, but the awesome pleasant summer temperatures in a mountain summer. Other than a barely worth-mentioning potential for a stray light afternoon shower, dry weather rules for the next seven days. Expect a touch of valley fog early morning through Sunday, then lots of sun, pleasant daytime temperatures, and cool nights.

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Hi: 71 Lo: 53

Scattered clouds; Light wind becoming NW

Hi: 74 Lo: 53

Partly cloudy after early fog; Warmer; Light NW wind becoming East Sat. night

Hi: 72 Lo: 52

Partly cloudy after early AM fog; Pleasant; Light SE wind

Hi: 73 Lo: 53

Becoming mostly sunny; Warmer than seasonal averages

Hi: 73 Lo: 51

Sunny; Warm for early October

Further Out

Wednesday - Mostly sunny & unseasonably warm for Oct.; High in the lower 70s; Low in the lower 50s
Thursday - Partly sunny day; More clouds Thur. night; Continued pleasant; High in the lower 70s; Low in the lower 50s

Forecast Discussion

The cool, damp wedge eroded nicely Thursday. We will now enjoy high pressure across the Eastern U.S. A little wind shift (that might be called a front) from the north slides late Saturday, cooling temperatures almost imperceptibly.

Expect warm, pleasant daytimes to keep on coming for seven days. Nights will be cool (because they are longer in fall) with a touch of valley fog each morning through Sunday.

But our first real Fall cooldown is in sight... A front arriving next Saturday brings much cooler air next Sunday. Generally cool weather follows with frost in play.

Tropical Storms Philippe and Rina are harmlessly drifting NE in the central Atlantic, not a threat to any land mass.


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