Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Dec 5:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Fletcher NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly before 4pm, then showers after 4pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 48. East northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers before 9pm, then rain between 9pm and 2am, then showers after 2am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 43. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before 2pm.  High near 48. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Rain, mainly before 4pm, then showers after 4pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 48. East northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers before 9pm, then rain between 9pm and 2am, then showers after 2am. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 43. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers, mainly before 2pm. High near 48. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Christmas Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Fletcher NC
 35.43°N 82.5°W (Elev. 2106 ft)
6:02 am EST Dec 19, 2018
6am EST Dec 19, 2018-6pm EST Dec 25, 2018
 
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