Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 27 Jul 12:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Cricket NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 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

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then isolated showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  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.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then isolated showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. 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.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 7am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Cricket NC
 36.14°N 81.22°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
1:00 pm EDT Jul 27, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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