Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 10 Aug 4:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Valdese NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Valdese NC
 35.74°N 81.55°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
3:09 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
4pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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