Active Weather Pattern for the West; A Few Strong Thunderstorms for the East

Several Pacific storm systems will bring excessive rainfall, strong winds, and mountain snow to the West U.S. These systems may cause flash flooding impacts, especially for burn scar areas. A few strong to severe thunderstorms may impact the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys into Central/Southern Appalachians today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 81.94°WElev: 1079ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Ellenboro NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Light north northwest wind.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Light north northwest wind.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Ellenboro NC
 35.37°N 81.79°W (Elev. 1079 ft)
2:47 pm EDT Oct 21, 2021
5pm EDT Oct 21, 2021-6pm EDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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