Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 28 May 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cataloochee NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Cataloochee NC
 35.65°N 83.09°W (Elev. 3294 ft)
8:03 am EDT May 28, 2016
8am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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