Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 19 Sep 2:25 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Spruce Pine NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Spruce Pine NC
 35.91°N 82.06°W (Elev. 2726 ft)
1:10 pm EDT Sep 19, 2018
2pm EDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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