Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 2:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fletcher NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers likely after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: 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

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °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

Overnight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 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 before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. 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, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Fletcher NC
 35.43°N 82.5°W (Elev. 2106 ft)
1:31 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
3am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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