Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 7:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW South Mountains NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 2am.  Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 60. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers before 10am, then rain likely, mainly between 10am and noon.  Patchy fog. High near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain before 3am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Patchy fog before 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 2am. Patchy fog after 11pm. Low around 60. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers before 10am, then rain likely, mainly between 10am and noon. Patchy fog. High near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before 3am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Patchy fog before 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW South Mountains NC
 35.55°N 81.74°W (Elev. 1401 ft)
7:20 pm EDT Oct 24, 2020
8pm EDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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