Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Sep 10:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and 10am, then a chance of showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and 10am, then a chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.07°N 82.79°W (Elev. 2513 ft)
6:51 am EDT Sep 21, 2018
10am EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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