Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Dec 7:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Lure NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly after 8am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 49. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 45. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly before 1pm.  High near 51. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind.
Thursday
Rain, mainly after 8am. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 49. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 45. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 51. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Christmas Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Lure NC
 35.43°N 82.2°W (Elev. 1030 ft)
6:02 am EST Dec 19, 2018
8am EST Dec 19, 2018-6pm EST Dec 25, 2018
 
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