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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jan 1:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 10pm and 4am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Low around 51. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 62. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely between 1am and 2am, then showers likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 10pm and 4am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Low around 51. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 62. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely between 1am and 2am, then showers likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.54°W (Elev. 1982 ft)
1:01 pm EST Jan 20, 2017
2pm EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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