Winter Storm Impacting the Central and Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm Moves into the West

A strengthening winter storm with trailing cold front will continue to progress across the central U.S. today then the eastern U.S. on Wednesday. Areas of heavy snow, severe thunderstorms, record high temperatures, high winds, and critical fire weather are expected due to the storm. Another storm system is likely to spread heavy rain and snow with strong winds across the West later this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 81.94°WElev: 1079ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 27 Feb 11:30 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Old Fort NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, mainly after 2pm.  High near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers, mainly after 2pm. High near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
A chance of rain between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Old Fort NC
 35.63°N 82.17°W (Elev. 1401 ft)
9:29 am EST Feb 27, 2024
11am EST Feb 27, 2024-6pm EST Mar 4, 2024
 
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