Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 755ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jan 7:20 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Spencer NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 3am.  Patchy fog between 9pm and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light east wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 7am, then showers likely between 7am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 3am. Patchy fog between 9pm and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light east wind.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain likely before 7am, then showers likely between 7am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Spencer NC
 35.76°N 80.46°W (Elev. 699 ft)
7:20 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
7pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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