(FOX Carolina) - A sunny and warming trend is in store heading into the weekend, with nights staying chilly.
Mostly sunny skies and breezy winds will hold on throughout the day, with highs back in the upper 60s for the Upstate and upper 50s for the mountains. Tonight drops back into the 30s, as the wind begins to back off. A Wind Advisory is in place for Yancey, Mitchell, and McDowell counties until 6am on Saturday morning.
Saturday looks beautiful! Sunny skies will dominate and highs will reach the low 60s in the mountains and up to 70 degrees in the Upstate, the wind will become light to even calm by late afternoon. Saturday night will be fairly chilly with lows dropping into the 30s and low 40s area-wide.
Sunday brings another mild, sunny day, with clouds rolling in late during the afternoon. Highs again warm nicely into the mid-60s to lower 70s.
Rain chances increase for Monday and last into Tuesday as a cold front moves through. A few strong storms are possible by Tuesday if temperatures are able to warm up enough. We’ll keep you posted on any severe weather threat that could develop.