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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 >

Current conditions at

Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 755ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:05 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salisbury NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light south wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light south wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Salisbury NC
 35.67°N 80.48°W (Elev. 719 ft)
1:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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