Heavy Rain For Carolinas and Virginia; Severe In Texas; Heat Out West

An area of low pressure and a batch of tropical moisture will surge into parts of the Carolinas and Virginia. Heavy rain, strong thunderstorms and flooding is likely, regardless of any tropical development. Severe thunderstorms with all hazards are likely in central Texas, especially near Austin and San Antonio. Finally, the sweltering heat wave will continue the rest of the week across the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 2:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Morganton NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. Light east northeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Light east northeast wind.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Morganton NC
 35.75°N 81.69°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
1:15 am EDT May 27, 2020
3am EDT May 27, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2020
 
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