Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jul 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Swannanoa NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Swannanoa NC
 35.62°N 82.37°W (Elev. 2421 ft)
6:39 am EDT Jul 16, 2018
6am EDT Jul 16, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 22, 2018
 
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