Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Laurens County Airport (KLUX)

Lat: 34.51°NLon: 81.95°WElev: 696ft.

Mostly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 26 Jul 4:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Watts Mills SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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 then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 71.

    Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 71.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 95.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Watts Mills SC
 34.51°N 81.95°W (Elev. 696 ft)
2:40 pm EDT Jul 26, 2021
5pm EDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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