Hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions for portions of California; Flash Flood threat for parts of Texas

Critical fire weather conditions and unseasonably hot temperatures will be prevalent across parts of southern California early this week. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect. Meanwhile, heavy rain is forecast in parts of Texas through early Monday. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of southwest Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 26 Sep 3:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Jocassee SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Jocassee SC
 34.94°N 82.94°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Sep 26, 2016
3pm EDT Sep 26, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 3, 2016
 
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