Thursday Weather Preview: Moisture on the Return

Good Wednesday evening to everyone, the weather has been pretty nice the past couple days across the Western Carolinas. Some changes are in store for the tail end of the work week...

First, we have a magnificent look at a very strong low pressure system across the Plains that has brought blizzard conditions north and west of the low track and even damaging winds as a cold front has passed through the Plains and entering the Mississippi River Valley Region.

This giant weather system has pumped moisture at the mid and upper levels of the atmosphere across the Southeast US, hence a good bit of clouds during the day on Wednesday...

Things will begin to change on Thursday...looking at the latest short range guidance, surface winds overnight will begin to veer around to the southeast throwing a little Atlantic moisture into the region. Temps first thing tomorrow morning will not be nearly as cool as the past couple mornings.

By tomorrow morning the moisture influx might be just enough to kick off a few upslope rain showers in western parts of the FWN coverage area with mostly cloudy skies expected elsewhere...

The Southeast flow will remain persistenty through the day, rain chances while we have them at 60% for tomorrow, by no means do we think it will be an all-day rain. Best chances continue to remain in the upslope sections of the Foothills through the afternoon.

With the increased moisture and clouds, temperatures on Thursday will be a few degrees below Wednesday's values...near 60 degrees on average.


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