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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding in the Southwest and Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

A Few Clouds

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Jul 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fletcher NC

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light west southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light west southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Fletcher NC
 35.43°N 82.5°W (Elev. 2106 ft)
8:01 am EDT Jul 27, 2017
10am EDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2017
 
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