Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 26 Jun 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Bent Creek NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Bent Creek NC
 35.48°N 82.63°W (Elev. 2379 ft)
11:23 am EDT Jun 26, 2016
11am EDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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