Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Smithfield, Johnston County Airport (KJNX)

Lat: 35.54°NLon: 78.39°WElev: 164ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 17 Jul 10:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Selma NC

Heat Advisory July 18, 12:00pm until July 18, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Selma NC
 35.53°N 78.3°W (Elev. 197 ft)
9:34 pm EDT Jul 17, 2019
10pm EDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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