Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fog

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 22 Aug 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Swannanoa NC

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light south southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 7am. High near 80. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 9am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light south southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. High near 80. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 9am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Swannanoa NC
 35.62°N 82.37°W (Elev. 2421 ft)
6:23 am EDT Aug 22, 2019
7am EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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