Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 15 Oct 5:00 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elkin NCSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain between 9pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain between 9pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Elkin NCSimilar City Names
 36.27°N 80.84°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
5pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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