Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6:01PM
Stray Evening Shower
A tropical low moved to the South Carolina Coast today. From there, it heads slowly up the Atlantic Coast Thursday through Sunday. Precipitation from this feature mostly missed us--we only saw isolated afternoon showers. More of the same Thursday as the low progresses up the coast. The ghost of a front moves across the Appalachians Saturday giving a modest boost to afternoon thundershower coverage Friday ("widely scattered") and Saturday ("scattered"). Temperatures are warm, but somewhat warmer Thursday and Friday.
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Hi: 75 Lo: 61
Partly to mostly cloudy; Stray evening showers possible; Light East wind
Hi: 75 Lo: 62
Scattered afternoon clouds; Warmer; Isolated afternoon t-showers; Light SE wind
Hi: 77 Lo: 63
Scattered clouds; Widely scattered PM t-showers; Light, variable wind
Hi: 73 Lo: 62
Becoming mostly cloudy; Scattered, mostly afternoon showers and storms
Hi: 74 Lo: 62
Scattered clouds; Cannot rule out a late-day t-shower
Monday - Partly cloudy; Isolated afternoon thundershowers; High in the lower 70s; Low in the lower 60s
Tuesday - Few clouds; Pleasant; High in the lower 70s; Low in the lower 60s
A tropical low moved east across Georgia yesterday and has reached the Carolina coast today. It then trolls the Atlantic Coast from North Carolina (Thursday) to Maine (Sunday). It remained far enough away to be only a minor player in our weather today--we saw isolated afternoon thundershowers. With the low being in relatively close proximity again Thursday, the isolated shower chance remains. Add clouds as well.
Warmer air arrives behind the low Thursday and Friday. Then the "ghost of a front" moves across the Southern Appalachians Saturday increasing afternoon thundershower coverage Friday (widely scattered) and Saturday (scattered). Both days will have plenty of dry hours. Friday will be warmer than Saturday.
The rest of this forecast has little to report. A front remains stationary to our south stretching from the Carolina Coast, across Georgia, and westward to Arkansas. High pressure centered just to our north gains a little more control reducing afternoon thundershower activity to little or none. Temperatures will be near seasonal norms.
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