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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

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.30 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Fines Creek NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph. 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 75. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Fines Creek NC
 35.71°N 82.97°W (Elev. 4026 ft)
3:02 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
4pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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