Summer Heat Continues For Several Spots, While Severe Storms With Torrential Rainfall Will Threaten The Northeast into Mid-Atlantic Region

More summer heat is expected for parts of the West, South and Northeast before focusing over the southern Plains later this week. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for parts of the West, while Heat Advisories blanket each region. A strong cold front will clash with a hot, very moist air mass for afternoon/evening severe storms w/ high winds and intense rainfall from the Northeast to Mid-Atl. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Thunderstorm Rain

73°F

23°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jul 6:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South southeast wind around 8 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 1am, then showers likely after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South southeast wind around 8 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 1am, then showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Newfound Gap NC
 35.57°N 83.51°W (Elev. 5269 ft)
2:46 pm EDT Jul 17, 2018
7pm EDT Jul 17, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2018
 
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