A Sweltering Heat Wave For The West

A sweltering heat wave with record breaking temperatures is expected the rest of the week in much of the West, as a large dome of high pressure builds and expands across the region. Numerous excessive heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across Arizona, California and Nevada. Also, locally heavy rain is possible in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Southeast over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Pisgah Forest NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 67. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 67. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Pisgah Forest NC
 35.31°N 82.71°W (Elev. 2808 ft)
3:04 am EDT May 26, 2020
6am EDT May 26, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2020
 
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