Monsoon Flooding Threats Continue; Storms Possible in the Mid-Atlantic

Monsoon moisture will primarily stretch from the northern Great Basin to the south and central Rockies. Flash flooding, and mud and debris flows, especially on burn scars will be possible. Strong to severe storms that could produce damaging winds and locally heavy rain will be possible in the Mid-Atlantic, Deep South, and Northeast. Fire weather threats persist for portions of the Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 1 Aug 4:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening.  New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly after 10am.  High near 69. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly after 10am. High near 69. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC
 35.62°N 81.73°W (Elev. 2536 ft)
3:27 am EDT Aug 1, 2021
4am EDT Aug 1, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 7, 2021
 
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