Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rainfall, And Flooding Possible Over The Plains; Typhoon Bualoi Approaches The CNMI

A storm system will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes over the south central U.S. today. Heavy rainfall may also lead to flash flooding. The system will shift toward the eastern U.S. on Tuesday. Over the western Pacific, Typhoon Bualoi will intensify and impact the northern Mariana Islands early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 9:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then showers after 3am.  Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 58. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 56. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 42.

    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Showers before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then showers after 3am. Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 58. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 64. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 56. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.07°N 82.79°W (Elev. 2513 ft)
6:40 am EDT Oct 21, 2019
9am EDT Oct 21, 2019-6pm EDT Oct 27, 2019
 
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