Disturbance Along North Carolina Coast; Severe Storms in the Central U.S.; Widespread Heat Concerns

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring an area of low pressure just offshore of North Carolina for tropical or subtropical development. Heavy rain, flooding and gusty winds are possible along coastal sections of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast the next few days. Severe storms are likely today in the Central U.S. and heat related products extend from the Southwest into parts of the East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 9 Jul 5:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Sunset SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light northeast wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light north northwest wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest 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: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light northeast wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light north northwest wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Sunset SC
 34.95°N 82.78°W (Elev. 1243 ft)
5:11 pm EDT Jul 9, 2020
5pm EDT Jul 9, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 16, 2020
 
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