Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Thunderstorm

24°C

76°F

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 7 km/h
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index25°C (77°F)
Last update 19 Jul 7:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Balsam Mountain NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog between 1am and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 1am, then showers likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 20 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog between 1am and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 1am, then showers likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Balsam Mountain NC
 35.59°N 83.2°W (Elev. 1422 m)
7:24 pm EDT Jul 19, 2019
7pm EDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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