Tropical Storm Fay in the Atlantic; Severe Storms in the Plains; Excessive Heat and Fire Weather Threats in the West

Summer is in full swing! Tropical Storm Fay will bring heavy rain with flash flood potential, and isolated tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Severe storms in the Plains may produce intense winds, very large hail, and locally heavy rain. Excessive heat 110 to 121 F is possible in the Desert Southwest into early next week. Critical fire weather threats continue for portions of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Jul 4:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 83. 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.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 83. 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.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.05°N 82.79°W (Elev. 1880 ft)
3:42 am EDT Jul 10, 2020
4am EDT Jul 10, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 16, 2020
 
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