Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fog

65°F

18°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 7 Aug 8:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
A chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
6:35 am EDT Aug 7, 2020
9am EDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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