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UPDATE: Frost advisory … Rowan weather: Windy and cooler

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for Rowan County from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday.

With lows around 34, the likelihood of frost has increased.

A frost advisory means that widespread frost is expected. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday’s wild weather has brought our temperatures down at least 20 degrees and left some damage in the county.

Today will be partly sunny and 56. The winds have not left us, and will be gusty today and Tuesday. Today, winds will be from the west at 11-15, with gusts up to 24 mph.

Tonight will be mostly clear and cold, with a low of 34. West winds will continue at 5-14 mph, gusting to 22 mph, making it feel colder.

Tuesday will be sunny and 67, with west wind at 7-16 mph and gusts around 28 mph.

Winds calm Tuesday night, to 5-7 mph from the west. The low will be 47.

Wednesday will be much warmer, and the winds will shift to the southwest. It will be mostly sunny and 78, with southwest wind at 6-11 mph in the morning, with gusts up to 20 mph. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy and 58.

Thursday looks calm, sunny and 74. The low will be 44.

Then we cool off a bit for the weekend, with a high of 66 on Friday under sunny skies. The low will be 43.

Saturday will be sunny and 66, too, with a low of 46.

A 30 percent chance of showers comes along Sunday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high of 67.

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