Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Sep 1:25 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sapphire NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
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:
Sapphire NC
 35.11°N 83.01°W (Elev. 3199 ft)
10:37 am EDT Sep 21, 2018
1pm EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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