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Edgemont , NC
Weather Station Located Near Coffeys General Store in Edgemont, NC

Forecast Last Updated at Monday, August 15, 2022 at 11:46AM

Somewhat Unsettled, Cool Week

With considerable cloudiness today, expect scattered showers and thunderstorms. Coverage will be a bit reduced on Tuesday, perhaps increase again on Wednesday, down again Thursday, and then higher again for Friday and the upcoming weekend. Did you follow that bouncing ball? Keep the umbrella handy this week, but it’s not going to rain every day nor all the time. Perhaps the bigger story will be the rather cool temperatures this week for the mid-part of August.

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Monday

Hi: 74 Lo: 61

Lots of clouds; Scattered showers & thunderstorms; NE wind 5-10 mph
Tuesday

Hi: 71 Lo: 60

More clouds & cooler; Widely scattered mostly PM showers and t-showers; NE wind 5-10 mph
Wednesday

Hi: 70 Lo: 58

Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers & thundershowers; Light north wind
Thursday

Hi: 72 Lo: 59

Mostly cloudy; Hit-or-miss PM showers & thundershowers
Friday

Hi: 74 Lo: 61

Partly sunny; Scattered PM showers & thunderstorms

Further Out

Saturday - Partly sunny; Scattered PM showers & thunderstorms; Warmer; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 60s
Sunday - Partly sunny, warm & humid; Scattered PM showers & thunderstorms; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 60s

Forecast Discussion

A wave of low pressure will track along a frontal boundary today as it heads to the southeast. The front will stall just south of our forecast area pretty much all week. Scattered showers and thunderstorms today will be more hit-or-miss on Tuesday.

Another wave tracking to our south on Wednesday might result in another uptick of activity, particularly along and south of I-40.

After a relative dearth in showers and thunderstorms on Thursday, the Bermuda High gets re-established by this weekend, so temperatures should tick warmer, with good afternoon production of showers and thunderstorms.

Temperatures will be on the cool side all week, warming up some over the weekend.

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