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Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Current conditions at

Winston Salem, Smith Reynolds Airport (KINT)

Lat: 36.13°NLon: 80.22°WElev: 968ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 2 Sep 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Winston-Salem NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  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
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. 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 before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Winston-Salem NC
 36.1°N 80.25°W (Elev. 850 ft)
6:27 am EDT Sep 2, 2015
8am EDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 8, 2015
 
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