Hazardous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into next week. Some daily high temperature records are forecast to be tied or broken. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Jul 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • This Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 81 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 65 °F

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 83 °F

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 65 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 83. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 83 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 65 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 82 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 9pm.  Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Low: 66 °F

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    High: 82 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 83. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 9pm. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.59°N 82.54°W (Elev. 2310 ft)
2:55 pm EDT Jul 20, 2024
3pm EDT Jul 20, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2024
 
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