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Valle Crucis , NC

Forecast Last Updated at Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 6:34AM

Humid; Mostly PM T-showers

Tropical air is streaming north around high pressure anchored in the Atlantic. The result will be an unsettled Memorial Day weekend with clouds and daily doses of mostly afternoon and evening showers and storms. We'll have some dry hours but any outdoor activity needs a backup plan. Subtropical Storm Alberta is strengthening in the Caribbean. It will reach the AL/MS Gulf Coast early Tuesday, then make a slow trek north into the Tennessee Valley then toward the Mid-Altlantic keeping the daily threat of showers and storms in the Southern Appalachians next week.

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Saturday

Hi: 76 Lo: 61

Mostly cloudy; Scattered mostly PM t-showers; South wind 5-15 mph
Sunday

Hi: 77 Lo: 61

Mostly cloudy; Scattered mostly PM showers & t-showers; South wind 5-15 mph
Monday

Hi: 75 Lo: 60

Mostly cloudy; Scattered mostly PM showers & t-showers; Light South wind
Tuesday

Hi: 76 Lo: 62

Mostly cloudy; Scattered showers & t-showers
Wednesday

Hi: 76 Lo: 61

Generally cloudy; Scattered showers & t-showers

Further Out

Thursday - Generally cloudy; Scattered mostly PM showers & t-showers; High in the upper 70s; Low in the lower 60s
Friday - Generally cloudy; Scattered mostly PM showers & t-showers; High near 80 degrees; Low near 60 degrees

Forecast Discussion

We enjoyed two days with less shower/thundershower coverage. That fun is over as juicy, tropical air streams north around high pressure centered well out in the Atlantic. Next week, we'll deal with remnant of Subtropical Storm Alberto chucking slowly north into the Tennessee Valley and eventually east toward the Mid-Atlantic. There are no fronts from the northwest to rescue us from the tropical soup in the foreseeable future.

If you are planning outdoor activities during Memorial Day Weekend, make contingencies for showers and storms in this humid, southerly flow. We'll have some dry hours and most of the showers and storms will be in the afternoon and evening in response to daytime heating.

Beginning Tuesday, we'll deal with the effects of Subtropical Storm Alberto. It is in the Southern Caribbean gathering strength. Alberto will arrive on the AL/MS Coast early Tuesday morning. Inland, it moves slowly into the Tennessee River Valley then east toward the Mid-Atlantic. It's a very slow mover and will keep showers and storms in our region next week, mostly focused but not limited to the afternoon/evening hours.

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