An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Jul 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elkin NCSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light north wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light north wind.
Thursday
Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Elkin NCSimilar City Names
 36.27°N 80.84°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
2:01 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
2pm EDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2018
 
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