Ice Storm Across the South; Arctic Air for the Northeast

Significant ice and sleet accumulations will continue to have impacts across portions of the South and Southeast through Thursday. For locations across the Deep South and Southeast, the threat of heavy rainfall increases as the storm tracks across the region. Meanwhile, the arctic boundary will track south and east with bitterly cold temperatures from the Plains to the Northeast by this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Mostly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Feb 8:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10am.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Areas Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 5am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then Rain
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely before 7am, then showers, mainly after 7am.  Areas of fog before 1pm. High near 42. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 36. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 18.

    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 36.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of rain before 10am. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 5am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain likely before 7am, then showers, mainly after 7am. Areas of fog before 1pm. High near 42. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 36. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC
 35.62°N 81.73°W (Elev. 2536 ft)
5:19 am EST Feb 1, 2023
8am EST Feb 1, 2023-6pm EST Feb 7, 2023
 
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