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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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2 Miles NNE Highlands NC

7 Day Forecast

Overnight

Patchy Fog

Patchy
Fog

Low: 63 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 83 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 66 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 83 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 65 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 81 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 77 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
  • Thursday A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.