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

Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 755ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 2:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

China Grove NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  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

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 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.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 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.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
China Grove NC
 35.57°N 80.57°W (Elev. 745 ft)
1:51 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
3am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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