Cool fall weather filters into NC

Posted October 20, 2011

— Cool fall weather will prevail throughout North Carolina for at least the next week.

Thursday started a pattern of dry, cool weather, with a high in the low 60s and a low in the 40s. Winds gusted up to 30 mph during the day. 

Clear skies and similar temperatures stretch out for the rest of the seven-day forecast.

"It'll stay cool through the weekend and into next week," WRAL Meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said.

By the start of the next work week, the daily highs will begin to creep back up into the lower 70s.


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  • vraptor Oct 20, 2011

    Must be global warming causing global cooling that will cause global warming.

    Global warming can cause global cooling
    Jeff Poling

    Scientists announced in the July 21, 1999, edition of the journal Nature findings that suggest that global warming can sometimes lead to cold weather or even a worldwide freeze.

    Scientists have long known that a severe cold spell occurred after the end of the Pleistocene glaciation, approximately 8,200 years ago. The cause, however, has been a mystery. The authors of the Nature article write that the centuries long cold spell might have been caused by meltwater from the disappearing glaciers, cooling the North Atlantic.

  • lOvInMyFaM Oct 20, 2011

    feels great outside! Perfect football weather!

  • LOC Oct 20, 2011

    I love Fall!!!! Can like this forever!

  • PanthersFan45 Oct 20, 2011

    I went outside for lunch today and there was a little chill in the air but it felt great. I'm looking forward to the upcoming week !!

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  • Ambygirl Oct 20, 2011

    jblake you are right about the power company. But I will try to enjoy this bliss as long as I can before I have to crank up the heat and pay those ever rising power cost! Hope you have a great afternoon and get to enjoy this fine weather!

  • jblake1932 Oct 20, 2011

    It's fianlly cool!! Maybe I can get back at my power company for a couple months now! Oh, they will figure out a way to get revenge!!

  • Ambygirl Oct 20, 2011

    Aww, but Franky B, don't ya love it! So sweet!

  • Jakethesnake Oct 20, 2011

    This weather makes for some cold dog noses in the morning.