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

Forecast Last Updated at Monday, August 15, 2022 at 6:28AM

Somewhat Unsettled, Cool Week

With intervals of clouds and sunshine today, expect hit-or-miss 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: 82 Lo: 62

Partly sunny; Hit-or-miss PM showers & thunderstorms; Light NW wind becoming north
Tuesday

Hi: 78 Lo: 61

Partly sunny; Widely scattered mostly PM showers and t-storms; Light NE wind
Wednesday

Hi: 73 Lo: 61

More clouds; Scattered showers & thundershowers; Light east wind
Thursday

Hi: 74 Lo: 61

Partly to mostly cloudy; Widely-separated PM showers and thunderstorms
Friday

Hi: 76 Lo: 62

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 lower 80s; 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. As a result, hit-or-miss mostly PM showers and thunderstorms are expected today and Tuesday.

Another wave tracking to our south on Wednesday might result in another uptick of activity, particularly here in the SW NC Mountains.

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.

The warmest days will be today and then again next weekend, with relative coolness in between.

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