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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 81.94°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 4:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Old Fort NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 45. Light west northwest wind.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 45. Light west northwest wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Old Fort NC
 35.63°N 82.17°W (Elev. 1401 ft)
3:27 am EDT Sep 25, 2022
4am EDT Sep 25, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 1, 2022
 
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