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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Aug 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Asheville NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Patchy fog between 4am and 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Areas of fog between 7am and 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Patchy fog between 4am and 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Areas of fog between 7am and 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Asheville NC
 35.56°N 82.49°W (Elev. 2113 ft)
5:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
6pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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