Check booneweather.com for the most up to date weather information in the High Country.

Printer Friendly View
Grandfather Vyd , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 1:49PM

Nice Weekend, Warm

The "Dog Days" continue this weekend with a frontal boundary stalled over the Piedmont keeping most shower activity in the central and eastern part of the state. However I cannot completely rule out an afternoon shower today, especially over the eastern ridges. Sunday is similar with isolated afternoon convection and both days are quite warm. Coverage of afternoon showers begins to increase Monday and the trend continues as the week progresses.

Saturday

Hi: 83 Lo: 59

Partly cloudy & quite warm; Cannot completely rule out an afternoon shower; Light & variable wind
Sunday

Hi: 83 Lo: 60

More afternoon clouds; Still warm; Isolated PM showers & t-showers; Light South wind
Monday

Hi: 82 Lo: 60

Increased clouds; Widely scattered PM showers & t-showers; Light South wind
Tuesday

Hi: 81 Lo: 61

Partly to mostly cloudy; Scattered PM showers & t-showers
Wednesday

Hi: 80 Lo: 62

Partly to mostly cloudy; Scattered PM showers & t-showers

Further Out

Thursday - Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers & t-showers; Trending not as warm; High in the upper 70s; Low in the upper 50s
Friday - A good amount of sunshine; Very nice; High in the upper 70s; Low in the upper 50s

Forecast Discussion

As many of us long for less heat and humidity we are reminded that it is only mid-August and there's still plenty of summer left. Let alone hurricane season. A front is draped across the middle part of the state and it stays there over the weekend before fading out to some extent early next week. (A weak surface trough is left.)

There will be a shower or two around today and Sunday afternoon, but most of us stay dry. Better coverage of showers and storms ensues Monday and ramps up towards the middle of the upcoming week. The culprit is a slow moving front that gets in here Thursday. The cooling effects of afternoon showers will be welcomed.

Question marks are introduced into the forecast Friday. Does the front get far enough south to preclude a shower mention or not? That is the question. I leaned towards a drier and less humid Friday for now.

Announcements

Using information from RaysWeather.Com

First, all data and forecasts on RaysWeather.Com are the intellectual property of RaysWeather.com, Inc. Here is our usage policy regarding rebroadcast or redistribution of any information from our site...

"The reader is not permitted to reproduce, retransmit, redistribute any weather data, forecasts, analysis, image, or any other product from this site to any other person or entity, in any format by any means. All information, data, and images contained on any page of this site are copyrighted by RaysWeather.Com, Inc. (unless otherwise noted) and is the property of RaysWeather.Com, Inc. Information, data, and images from this site may not be archived or stored for future use. Exceptions to this condition of use may only be made by express, written permission of RaysWeather.Com." See our Terms and Conditions page.

In short, if you do not have a written agreement with us to do so, you do not have permission to republish any information found on this site. If you work for a media entity (TV, radio, website, newspaper, etc.) and wish to republish information from this site, please contact us at raysweather.com or call our offices at 828.264.2030.