Heavy Rainfall, Severe Weather and Flood Threats for the East; Fire Weather Risk for the West

A slow moving storm system will affect the eastern third of the country through Friday. Thunderstorms, some severe, accompanied by heavy rainfall may result in flooding. For the Pacific Northwest, approaching storm system may bring some severe weather threats and dry thunderstorms for portions of Nevada for the risk of wild fires. Across southern Alaska, fire weather concerns increase Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 12:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Balsam NC

Flood Watch until May 27, 12:00pm
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until May 27, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Fri

    Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Patchy fog. High near 60. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog. Low around 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Patchy fog. High near 60. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. Low around 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Balsam NC
 35.43°N 83.06°W (Elev. 4715 ft)
12:35 pm EDT May 26, 2022
1pm EDT May 26, 2022-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2022
 
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