Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Aug 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.54°W (Elev. 1982 ft)
7:23 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
8pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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