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Asheville Airport , NC
Asheville Airport, 9 miles south of Asheville

Forecast Last Updated at Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:33AM

Sunny With Slow Moderation

Most areas in the French Broad Valley were whitened by snow this morning; Significant accumulations have occurred closer to the TN line. Skies go clear and it will be very cold tonight. Wednesday will be sunny with a bit milder afternoon.

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Wednesday

Hi: 49 Lo: 24

Sunny; Less cold by afternoon; NW wind 5-15 mph, becoming light
Thursday

Hi: 54 Lo: 34

Lots of sunshine; More clouds Thursday night; Milder; Light south wind
Friday

Hi: 52 Lo: 38

Becoming cloudy with rain arriving by late afternoon; Occasional rain Friday night; South wind 5-10 mph
Saturday

Hi: 48 Lo: 30

Rain ending; Maybe a few snow flurries mainly north & west of AVL; Decreasing clouds
Sunday

Hi: 47 Lo: 27

Lots of sunshine; On the cool side

Further Out

Monday - Partly cloudy but chilly; High in the mid 40s; Low in the mid 20s
Tuesday - Mostly sunny; Continued on the chilly side; High in the upper 40s; Low in the upper 20s

Forecast Discussion

Sprawling Canadian high pressure will continue to build overtop the region today. Temperatures will be a bit milder by this afternoon, but with clear skies and calm winds tonight, it will be a setup with excellent radiational cooling conditions.

After a cold start to Thursday, temperatures will moderate even more by afternoon as our high slides offshore and directs southerly breezes into the western Carolinas.

Next up will be low pressure sliding along the Gulf Coast and headed in our direction by Saturday morning. Rain will overspread the area by late Friday and Friday night, ending Saturday morning. The rain could end as snow showers or flurries Saturday morning, particularly north and west of Asheville. After that, weekend weather is shaping up to be dry but seasonably chilly.

A generally dry reinforcing front perpetuates slightly below-normal temperatures early next week.

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