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Crossnore , NC
Weather station located at Crossnore Elementary School.

Forecast Last Updated at Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 12:21PM

Fall on Cue

Clouds decreased Wednesday night on a brisk NW wind. Clouds are most stubborn right along the NC/TN border into the early afternoon. However, the story today quickly becomes clear skies, cool temperatures, and dry weather. Fall weather arrived exactly on cue, as the official beginning of fall was yesterday at 3:21 PM. Temperatures will dip into the 30s in many locations tonight and Friday night. A gradual trend to warmer weather begins this weekend. Dry weather holds at least until Tuesday night (maybe beyond that).

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Hi: 60 Lo: 39

Becoming sunny; Cooler but pleasant Fall weather; NW wind 5-15 mph this afternoon

Hi: 66 Lo: 40

Clear; Pleasant but cool; NW wind 5-15 mph becoming light in the afternoon

Hi: 68 Lo: 45

Scattered afternoon clouds; A step warmer in the afternoon; West wind 5-10 mph

Hi: 68 Lo: 45

Mostly sunny; Pleasant

Hi: 71 Lo: 48

Mostly sunny; As good as it gets in late Sept.

Further Out

Tuesday - Some PM clouds; Cannot completely rule out an overnight shower; High in the lower 70s; Low in the lower 50s
Wednesday - Mostly to partly cloudy; Cannot completely rule out a light shower; High in the lower 70s; Low near 50 degrees

Forecast Discussion

This is the easiest forecast I've written in a long time.

A front moved through late Wednesday afternoon and is slowly exiting Eastern NC today. Cool Canadian high pressure centered in the Great Plains is moving east. Skies clear through this afternoon. We'll keep a NW breeze through Friday morning. We'll need a sweater or jacket today and Friday.

A dry front moves through late Saturday without any real effect. Gradual warming begins this weekend and continues into next week.

Another front arrives from the northwest Tuesday night. We have an ever-so-slight chance of a light shower Tuesday night and Wednesday. Other than some cloudiness, this front too has little noticeable effect.

The remnants of former tropical storms Odette, Peter, and Rose are out in the Atlantic and inconsequential to weather in the U. S. However, a tropical depressing farther southeast will become Tropical Storm Sam in the next day or two. It will probably become a major hurricane as it moves WNW and has potential for the East Coast in 12-14 days.


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