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We'll see sunny skies and mild temperatures for Apple Festival

The forecast for the North Carolina Apple Festival weekend calls for sunny skies and mild temperatures all four days of the big celebration of Henderson County's signature crop.
After a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight, good weather moves in Thursday and remains through Labor Day, when the King Apple Parade closes the 77th annual festival.
There's a 20 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m. Thursday followed by clear skies Friday through Monday. Highs will climb steadily over four days: 76 on Friday, 79 on Saturday, 83 on Sunday and 84 on Monday. Overnight lows will range from 56 to 61, the National Weather Service said.