Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 8:30 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Valdese NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southwest wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southwest wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Valdese NC
 35.74°N 81.55°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
6:31 am EDT Aug 15, 2018
8am EDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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