Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 18 May 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Lake James NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light west wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Light west southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Light south wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light west wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Light west southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Light south wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Lake James NC
 35.69°N 81.83°W (Elev. 1266 ft)
2:47 pm EDT May 18, 2022
4pm EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 25, 2022
 
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