Strong Thunderstorms in the High Plains; Heavy Rain in the East; Dangerous Heat Returning to the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of the northern/central High Plains Friday. Damaging winds and isolated large hail are the primary hazards. Rounds of heavy rainfall will likely lead to instances of flash flooding across the eastern Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, dangerous heat returns to the Western U.S. this weekend. 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 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jul 5:05 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rutherfordton/Rutherford Co-Marchman Field Airport NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 81 °F

    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 68 °F

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am. High near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 82 °F

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm.  Low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 69 °F

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 83. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 83 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Low: 70 °F

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 83 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Low: 70 °F

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    High: 84 °F

    Mostly Cloudy
    then T-storms
    Likely

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 83. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 84. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 83. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Point Forecast:
Rutherfordton/Rutherford Co-Marchman Field Airport NC
 35.43°N 81.95°W (Elev. 1053 ft)
3:25 am EDT Jul 19, 2024
5am EDT Jul 19, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2024
 
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