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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

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 6:25 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then isolated showers between 1am and 2am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Areas of fog between 7am and 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light west southwest wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light north northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then isolated showers between 1am and 2am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Areas of fog between 7am and 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light west southwest wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light north northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Cataloochee NC
 35.63°N 83.12°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
5:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
6pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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