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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain from Great Lakes to Mid-Atlantic; Excessive Heat For Central/Southern U.S. to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are possible today into Sunday across the upper Great Lakes region to the northern Mid-Atlantic. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will continue through Sunday across the central and southern U.S. into the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

96°F

36°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SW 8 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 22 Jul 2:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Nebo NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm, then isolated thunderstorms after 5am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm, then isolated thunderstorms after 5am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Nebo NC
 35.72°N 81.91°W (Elev. 1299 ft)
2:42 pm EDT Jul 22, 2017
3pm EDT Jul 22, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2017
 
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