Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

76°F

24°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 21 May 6:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sapphire NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 60. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 69. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers, mainly before 2am.  Low around 56. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 60. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 69. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers, mainly before 2am. Low around 56. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Sapphire NC
 35.11°N 83.01°W (Elev. 3199 ft)
6:39 pm EDT May 21, 2022
7pm EDT May 21, 2022-6pm EDT May 28, 2022
 
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