Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Andrews-Murphy Airport (KRHP)

Lat: 35.19°NLon: 83.86°WElev: 1686ft.

Partly Cloudy

32°C

89°F

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SW 7 km/h
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (93°F)
Last update 20 Aug 2:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Nantahala Gorge NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 3 to 8 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 25. West southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 3 to 8 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 25. West southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 8 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Nantahala Gorge NC
 35.33°N 83.67°W (Elev. 1051 m)
1:23 pm EDT Aug 20, 2019
2pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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