Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 10am. High near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 65. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 10am. High near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 65. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.54°W (Elev. 1982 ft)
5:20 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
6am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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