Forecast Details for Chinquapin, NC

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Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

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Weather Topic: What are Shelf Clouds?

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A shelf cloud is similar to a wall cloud, but forms at the front of a storm cloud, instead of at the rear, where wall clouds form.

A shelf cloud is caused by a series of events set into motion by the advancing storm; first, cool air settles along the ground where precipitation has just fallen. As the cool air is brought in, the warmer air is displaced, and rises above it, because it is less dense. When the warmer air reaches the bottom of the storm cloud, it begins to cool again, and the resulting condensation is a visible shelf cloud.

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Weather Topic: What is Snow?

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Snow is precipitation taking the form of ice crystals. Each ice crystal, or snowflake, has unique characteristics, but all of them grow in a hexagonal structure. Snowfall can last for sustained periods of time and result in significant buildup of snow on the ground.

On the earth's surface, snow starts out light and powdery, but as it begins to melt it tends to become more granular, producing small bits of ice which have the consistency of sand. After several cycles of melting and freezing, snow can become very dense and ice-like, commonly known as snow pack.

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