FORECAST: Dry spell continues; cooler weather on the way

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Great weather continues for days to come, and it is a great Sunday of terrific weather for the Panthers game.

  • Fair weather high pressure is in control and will remain in control through at least next Thursday or Friday.
  • Next chance for any scattered showers isn’t until next weekend.
  • Temperatures will average several degrees warmer than the normal high of 77-78 degrees for this time of year.
  • However, there may be some relief on the horizon. A dry cold front will sweep across the Carolinas on Friday night into Saturday.


  • Rainfall in September was well below normal.
  • The area received 2.83 inches less of rain, which is considerably a lot less than the average.
  • Considering the current dry spell, there are increasing drought concerns.
  • As of a few days ago, a large portion of the area was considered “abnormally dry” while a few select locations were termed “moderate drought”.
  • Some models are even pointing to morning lows in the 40s

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