(FOX Carolina) - Setting up to be an overall nice day, as sunshine breaks through the clouds. There will still be a 20% chance for showers and storms in the afternoon as highs reach 87 Upstate and 81 in the mountains. This is slightly above normal for this time of year.
Tomorrow, a fully sunny sky returns with temperatures climbing to the upper 80s Upstate and low 80s in western NC. Clear, dry conditions should last through the end of the week, with highs backing off to the mid and lower 80s by Friday, and overnight lows settling into the 60s.
Over the weekend, Saturday marks the first day of fall and temperatures should stay just slightly above normal in the mid to lower 80s. “Normal” temperatures this time of year are 82 for the Upstate and 77 for the mountains. A spotty shower or two sticks around the mountains both days, with Sunday holding a small rain chance in the Upstate.