Here are the daily and hour-by-hour weather forecasts for All-Star Week at North Wilkesboro Speedway

(WGHP) – After a windy Tuesday in North Wilkesboro and the rescheduling of the ECMD 150 for Wednesday, people are wondering if the weather will cooperate for the rest of All-Star Week.

Here’s a look at your step-by-step guide to this week’s weather in North Wilkesboro.

Gates open at 12 noon for the All-Star Friday game in North Wilkesboro, and the weather is looking to cooperate for another day.

Temperatures will be in the mid 60s if you’re arriving early to the interstate with afternoon highs reaching the low 70s between 4pm and 5pm.

The NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying Pit Crew Challenge is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. Friday, and temperatures will remain in the low 70s.

If you’re looking to enjoy a Friday night, you’re in luck!

The Midland and Chase Rice concert is scheduled for around 7 p.m., and temperatures will gradually drop from the low 70s to the low 60s by 11 p.m.

Saturday seems to be a good day to make sure you take a raincoat or raincoat with you because another cold front is expected to move through the mountains and foothills during the morning and afternoon hours.

When the alarm goes off Saturday morning, temperatures will be in the 50s to start the weekend. Gates open at 10 a.m. and temperatures will be in the mid 60s. Rain chances will be around 20% between 8am and 1pm on Saturday.

A 20% chance of rain means scattered rain is likely during this time frame. However, the morning hours are not expected to be a wash.

Here’s the schedule for Saturday with specific forecasts for each event.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Playoffs

  • Temperatures will be in the upper 60s and low 70s during the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series playoffs. A mix of sun and clouds is expected with scattered showers possible (20% chance of rain).

1:30 PM – NASCAR Craftsman Tyson 250 Truck Series

  • Temperatures will be around 76 degrees. Rain chances are expected to rise slightly to 40% by 2pm, meaning scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible during the race. Make sure you have rain gear with you!

4pm – Matt Dylan performs “Carolina Moonshine”

  • Temperatures will reach the upper 70s with scattered rain and storm chances remain around 40%.

4:35pm – Moonshiners & Revenuers on stage with Rusty Wallace and Jeff Hammond

  • Temperatures will be above 70 degrees and storm chances remain around 40%.

5:30pm – Alex Key performs “We Want You Back”

  • Temperatures will be above 70 degrees and storm chances remain around 40%.

5:35 PM – NASCAR Tire Hall of Fame Fireside Chat with Winston Kelly with guests M. Hilton, R. Wallace, R. Beatty, D. Waltrip, and H. Wheeler

  • Temperatures remain in the mid to upper 70s with scattered rain and 40% storm chances.

7:35 p.m. – NASCAR Cup Series Heat Race 1

8:15 PM – Heat Race 2 for the NASCAR Cup Series

  • Temperatures will be in the upper 60s and lower 70s. Rain and storm chances begin to weaken with heavy rain possible until the end of Heat Race 2 of the NASCAR Cup Series.

Sunday is race day in North Wilkesboro! The NASCAR All-Star Race and All-Star Open are scheduled for Sunday night.

The general forecast for Sunday in North Wilkesboro includes morning temperatures in the mid 50s with afternoon temperatures in the upper 70s. Rainfall is expected to be about 20%. This means random showers are possible, so take rain gear with you, just in case.

Here’s the race day forecast broken down by event.

12:15pm – Pre-race concert featuring Tim Dugger

  • Temperatures will be in the low to mid 70s with a chance of rain of less than 20%. While no rain is expected, stray rain showers may pop up.

1 PM – Gates open

  • Scattered showers remain possible when the floodgates open on Sunday with a rain chance of around 20%. Temperatures will be in the mid 70s and skies will be mostly sunny.

1:30pm – Pre-race concert featuring Dierks Bentley

  • Keep your rain gear handy, in anticipation of Dierks Bentley’s concert, as scattered rain showers are still possible through the early afternoon. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s and skies will remain mostly sunny. Although the possibility of rain is low, the sun will be shining so be sure to take sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses with you to protect yourself.

5:10 PM – Driver Introduction (Open)

5:30 PM – Race (Open)

  • Temperatures will reach the high 70s with mostly sunny skies. Heavy rain remains a possibility through the All-Star Open Driver prelims and race.

7:30pm – Driver and team introduction

8 p.m. – NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race

  • By the time the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race begins, temperatures will be in the mid-70s and skies will remain mostly clear. Rain chances remain low but by 8 p.m., weather should remain mostly dry in North Wilkesboro.

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