Fire Weather Threats for the Inter-Mountain West; Storm Potential Plains and Mid-Atlantic

Frontal systems moving into the northwestern states will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats through the weekend for portions of the Great Basin and North/Central Rockies. As these frontal systems reach the Plains, they will interact with deep moisture to produce strong to severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain. A front in the Mid-Atlantic could also produce storms today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Light Rain

74°F

23°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Aug 4:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Pickens SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. West southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then isolated showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm.  Patchy fog before 9pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. West southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then isolated showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm. Patchy fog before 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 11am and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Pickens SC
 34.88°N 82.73°W (Elev. 1020 ft)
3:25 pm EDT Aug 23, 2019
4pm EDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 30, 2019
 
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