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Sugar Mountain Top , NC
Weather station located at the top of Sugar Mountain.

Forecast Last Updated at Friday, August 19, 2022 at 4:55PM

Mostly Cloudy; Dodging Showers and Storms

Skies will be mostly cloudy this evening and overnight. Widely scattered showers and thundershowers that develop this afternoon will linger into the evening.

Through Monday, periods of showers and storms should develop anytime during the day or night along with areas of fog. Most of the rain should occur during the afternoon each day though. Temperatures will be slightly below average. Saturday looks to have the least coverage of rain with Sunday and Monday having the greatest coverage. There should be much less coverage of rain and storms and more sunshine Tuesday through late week with slightly warmer temperatures.

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Friday

Hi: 62 Lo: 55

Mostly cloudy; Widely scattered late afternoon and evening showers & t-showers, some staying overnight; Some fog developing tonight; SE wind 5-10 mph
Saturday

Hi: 65 Lo: 57

Partly to mostly cloudy with areas of fog; Widely scattered mostly PM showers & t-storms, some staying overnight; South wind 5-10 mph
Sunday

Hi: 64 Lo: 57

Mostly cloudy with areas of fog; Daytime showers & t-storms, staying overnight; Light wind
Monday

Hi: 63 Lo: 55

Mostly cloudy; Scattered daytime showers and t-storms
Tuesday

Hi: 66 Lo: 55

Partly sunny; Isolated shower or t-shower

Further Out

Wednesday - Partly sunny; Isolated shower or t-shower; High in the mid 60s; Low in the mid 50s
Thursday - Partly sunny; Widely scattered showers and thundershowers; High in the mid 60s; Low in the mid 50s

Forecast Discussion

A warm front to our south will continue to move north tonight with waves of low pressure riding along it. The warm front will remain close enough to bring periods of showers and storms through Sunday. Areas of fog will be persistent as well. The rain could occur anytime of the day or night and not just be focused in the afternoon, although, most of the rain should occur in the afternoon. Sunday looks wetter than Saturday. Temperatures will be slightly below average.

By Monday, the warm front is stalled over NC while a cold front moves in from the northwest. The front will move through from the northwest Tuesday but it will stall not too far to our south. Monday will be a mostly cloudy day with periods of showers and storms. Drier air works in for Tuesday but with the front still close by, we can't rule out a few showers or storms Tuesday through Thursday. Those days will be much drier than Monday and have more sunshine. With more sunshine, temperatures will be a little warmer but near average overall.

Sugar Mountain Resort Activities


Visit Sugar Mountain this summer!

Purchase a Sugar Mountain Resort summer season pass for unlimited use of the bike park and rides on the Summit Express and Easy Street chairlifts during the summer schedule.

Weekends through Monday, September 5 scenic chairlift rides aboard the Summit Express take you to Sugar's mile-high peak and the bike park is open too.

The Go Nuts North Carolina Regional Downhill Mountain Bike Competition is this weekend, August 20-21.

Sugar Mountain Resort's winter season pass is now available.

Watch the new Doppelmayr high-speed, detachable, four passenger chairlift go up on Oma's Meadow.

Purchase a Sugar Mountain Resort gift card. It makes a great gift for any occasion.

Check out the live webcams and visit us on Instagram.

SUGAR IS SWEETER!

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