Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Rain

57°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 9 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 11:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Ferguson NC

Flood Watch until May 24, 08:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until May 24, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Tue

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 5am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 61. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly between 10am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly after 2pm.  High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, mainly before 5am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 61. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, mainly between 10am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers, mainly after 2pm. High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Ferguson NC
 36.1°N 81.34°W (Elev. 1125 ft)
9:00 pm EDT May 23, 2022
11pm EDT May 23, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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