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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill53°F (12°C)
Last update 20 Jan 10:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Cataloochee NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 59. South 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.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 10pm and 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 50. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 58. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain between 1am and 2am, then showers after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of rain and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 59. South 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.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 10pm and 3am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 50. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 58. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain between 1am and 2am, then showers after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Cataloochee NC
 35.65°N 83.09°W (Elev. 3294 ft)
10:01 am EST Jan 20, 2017
11am EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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