(WGHP) – The Triad has been in a rainy weather pattern for most of May, but we’re hoping the weather cooperates for All-Star Race week in North Wilkesboro. 

Here’s a look at the weather day-by-day in the ‘Boros. 

Wednesday: Window World 125 & The Reverend 100 Race

Wednesday kicks off a busy week at North Wilkesboro Speedway with both the Late Model Stock Car Race and the Pro Late Model Race scheduled for Wednesday evening.

Through the morning, rain chances continue to increase with temperatures reaching the mid 60s by noon. The chance for showers is 35%. 

4:30 p.m. — Gates Open

  • Temperatures will be in the low 70s. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible into the late afternoon hours. Keep the rain gear with you this evening. The chance for rain will be closer to 80% for North Wilkesboro this afternoon.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Qualifying Races for Reverend 100 and Window World 125

  • Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60s with a 70% chance for showers or an isolated thunderstorm. 

8:30 p.m. — Window World 125 ZMAX Cars Tour Late Model Stock Car Race

  • Rain and storm chances linger into the late evening hours with temperatures in the mid-60s. While there’s still a chance for showers and isolated thunderstorms, rain chances will continue to decrease through the late evening hours. 

10 p.m. — The Reverend 100 ZMAX Cars Tour Pro Late Model Race

  • Lingering spotty showers and an isolated thunderstorm are possible however the chance will be less than 40%. Temperatures will be in the mid-60s. 

Thursday: NASCAR All-Star Race Hauler Parade & Fan Fest 

On Thursday at North Wilkesboro, Fan Fest in the Boros is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with the NASCAR All-Star Hauler Parade around 6 p.m. 

Of all the days this week, Thursday has the lowest rain chances in North Wilkesboro. While that’s good news, a stray shower or storm can’t be ruled out.

Skies are expected to be mostly sunny Thursday afternoon with temperatures reaching the upper 70s. 

While we’ll see some sunshine, there’s still a 20% chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Bring an umbrella with you just in case a shower pops up! 

Friday: NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying & All-Star Concerts

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Haulers Enter

  • Temperatures will be in the upper 60s around 10 a.m. and will reach the mid-70s by 1 p.m. Skies will be partly-to-mostly cloudy. A stray shower can’t be completely ruled out by the chance for rain Friday morning is less than 10% in North Wilkesboro. 

3 p.m. — NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Practice

  • After a quiet and dry start to the day, scattered showers and thunderstorms return Friday afternoon with temperatures in the mid-70s. 

4:35 p.m. — NASCAR Cup Series Practice

  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms remain possible through the late afternoon and early evening. Temperatures reach the mid-70s before rain moves in. 

5:40 p.m. — NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying (Open) 

  • Rain and storms chances continue to remain possible and will eventually increase by late Friday evening. Temperatures will be in the mid-70s. 

6:20 p.m. — NASCAR All-Star Cup Series Qualifying & Pit Crew Challenge

  • Temperatures will remain in the mid-70s with ongoing rain and storm chances. 

7:45 p.m. — All-Star Friday Concerts Featuring Tim Dugger & Neal McCoy

  • Rain and storm chances increase to the potential for widespread rainfall as well as the potential for occasional lightning. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s and low 70s. 

Saturday: NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Wright Brand 250 

8 a.m. — Ticket Office and Fan Zone Open

  • Scattered showers continue into Saturday morning with temperatures in the mid-60s. The rain gear will definitely be important on Saturday. 

10:35 a.m. — NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Qualifying Round

  • We may be sounding like a broken record at this point but, yes, rain chances remain possible through mid-morning Saturday. Temperatures will reach the upper 60s with rain and storm chances around 80%. 

1:30 p.m. — NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series 

  • Scattered rain and storm chances remain likely into Saturday afternoon with temperatures in the low 70s. 

Following the truck series race, the NASCAR All-Star Heat Race No. 1 and No. 2 are expected to take place through the early evening. 

While lingering showers remain possible into the early evening, we’ll watch rain chances decrease after 8 p.m. The chance for rain still remains around 50%.

Sunday: NASCAR All-Star Race

1 p.m. — Gates Open

1:30 p.m. — Pre-Race concert featuring Warren Zeiders

  • Skies will be partly cloudy in North Wilkesboro on race day but widely scattered showers still remain in the forecast with a 40% chance for rain in the early afternoon. Temperatures will be in the mid-70s. 

5:10 p.m. — Driver Introductions (Open)

5:30 p.m. — NASCAR All-Star Open

  • Widely scattered showers or storms will be possible around the start of the open with temperatures in the mid-70s. While the chance for rain remains around 40%, we’ll also see sunshine peeking through partly cloudy skies. 

7:30 p.m. — Driver & Team Introductions (All-Star) 

8 p.m. — NASCAR All-Star Race

  • Some good news for racing fans is that rain chances look to drop significantly by Sunday evening, just in time for the All-Star Race. While a stray shower can’t be entirely ruled out, the chance for rain will be 20%. Temperatures will start in the low 70s but will fall through the 60s during the race. 


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