Forecast for Sanford, NC

Clear
Friday 03/22 0%
Clear
Lots of sunshine. High 61F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Higher wind gusts possible.
Clear
Saturday 03/23 0%
Clear
Sunny skies. High around 60F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 03/24 0%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 67F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Monday 03/25 70%
Chance of Rain
Overcast with rain showers at times. High around 70F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 03/26 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 51F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Wednesday 03/27 0%
Clear
Sunny skies. High around 55F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
 

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