Summer Heat Continues For Several Spots, While Severe Storms With Torrential Rainfall Will Threaten The Northeast into Mid-Atlantic Region

More summer heat is expected for parts of the West, South and Northeast before focusing over the southern Plains later this week. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for parts of the West, while Heat Advisories blanket each region. A strong cold front will clash with a hot, very moist air mass for afternoon/evening severe storms w/ high winds and intense rainfall from the Northeast to Mid-Atl. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Thunderstorm

90°F

32°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 17 Jul 6:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.07°N 82.79°W (Elev. 2513 ft)
2:46 pm EDT Jul 17, 2018
7pm EDT Jul 17, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2018
 
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