Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Shelby Municipal Airport (KEHO)

Lat: 35.26°NLon: 81.6°WElev: 853ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 6:10 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Forest City NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Forest City NC
 35.34°N 81.88°W (Elev. 1001 ft)
5:20 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
6am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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