Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Vrbl 11 km/h
Barometer 1022.8 mb (30.25 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 17 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Swannanoa NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind around 8 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind around 8 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Swannanoa NC
 35.6°N 82.4°W (Elev. 665 m)
2:39 pm EDT May 17, 2021
3pm EDT May 17, 2021-6pm EDT May 24, 2021
 
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