Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 23 Jul 10:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Boomer NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Light and variable 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

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. 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

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind. 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. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. 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
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Boomer NC
 36.1°N 81.28°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
10:00 am EDT Jul 23, 2016
11am EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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