Pacific Storm System Impacting the West; Snow Showers Possible in the Northeast

A strong Pacific storm will will continue to bring additional rounds of heavy rain, mountain snow, high winds and colder temperatures to the portions of the West Coast through Thursday. Snow showers and squalls could disrupt travel in the Northeast Wednesday afternoon and evening. A strong storm is forecast to develop over the central Plains Thursday where it will bring threats of heavy snow. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

6°C

43°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 9 km/h
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (39°F)
Last update 29 Mar 7:05 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 14. North wind 11 to 16 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 2. Southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 16. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 7. South wind 14 to 16 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 18 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Low around 14. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Windy. Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and noon.  High near 21. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Breezy.
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 14. North wind 11 to 16 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 2. Southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 16. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 7. South wind 14 to 16 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 14. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and noon. High near 21. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Breezy.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC
 35.62°N 81.73°W (Elev. 773 m)
6:18 am EDT Mar 29, 2023
7am EDT Mar 29, 2023-6pm EDT Apr 4, 2023
 
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