Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms are possible from the central Plains into the Great Lakes today, Friday and Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Jun 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light east southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southeast 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

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light east southeast wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.07°N 82.79°W (Elev. 2513 ft)
2:42 pm EDT Jun 24, 2021
3pm EDT Jun 24, 2021-6pm EDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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