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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jun 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Big Laurel NC

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 11pm, then showers likely after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Independence Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Big Laurel NC
 35.89°N 82.67°W (Elev. 3022 ft)
4:23 am EDT Jun 30, 2015
7am EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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