Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

A Few Clouds

63°F

17°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Swannanoa NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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, partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before midnight, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Swannanoa NC
 35.63°N 82.42°W (Elev. 2674 ft)
3:42 am EDT Sep 22, 2018
5am EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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