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.

Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 9:25 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 5 to 9 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: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 5 to 9 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 59. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
6:51 am EDT Sep 21, 2018
9am EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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