Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

27°C

80°F

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed NW 9 km/h
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 22 Aug 1:40 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Rich Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. West southwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 17 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. West wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 20 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. West southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. West wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Rich Mountain NC
 35.36°N 83.06°W (Elev. 1264 m)
1:13 pm EDT Aug 22, 2019
2pm EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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