Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 755ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 22 Sep 12:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salisbury NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south southwest wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain before 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south southwest wind.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of rain before 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Salisbury NC
 35.67°N 80.48°W (Elev. 719 ft)
6:32 am EDT Sep 22, 2018
12pm EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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