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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed W 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 9:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Marion NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 36. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 36. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Marion NC
 35.69°N 82.03°W (Elev. 1401 ft)
9:36 am EDT Apr 19, 2018
10am EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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