Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fog/Mist

63°F

17°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 7:45 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Oconaluftee NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Oconaluftee NC
 35.53°N 83.24°W (Elev. 3953 ft)
6:51 am EDT Sep 21, 2018
8am EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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