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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Andrews-Murphy Airport (KRHP)

Lat: 35.19°NLon: 83.86°WElev: 1686ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fontana Dam NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Areas of fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southeast wind.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Areas of fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Fontana Dam NC
 35.43°N 83.83°W (Elev. 1706 ft)
3:02 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
4pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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