Heavy Rain Threat Along Central Gulf Coast and in the Pacific Northwest

Locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding remains likely along the central Gulf Coast into the weekend from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain and some high elevation snow with the arrival of cooler temperatures to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread elevated fire threat possible from the Great Basin into the northern/central Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Sep 9:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Lake James NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Lake James NC
 35.69°N 81.83°W (Elev. 1266 ft)
7:14 pm EDT Sep 16, 2021
9pm EDT Sep 16, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 23, 2021
 
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