Flooding Threats in the West and the Southeast

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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 100%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Aug 5:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rutherfordton NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Rutherfordton NC
 35.36°N 81.96°W (Elev. 958 ft)
3:25 am EDT Aug 11, 2022
5am EDT Aug 11, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2022
 
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