Severe Weather for Portions of Montana and Plains; Warming Up for the Great Plains into Midwest

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from Montana into the Plains through early Monday. Heavy rain may cause localized flash flooding with these storms. Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin and interior Alaska into early week. Meanwhile, heat will build for the Plains, Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and Great Lakes through early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

78°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 3 Jul 8:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Lake James NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 69 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light east northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  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: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light east northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Lake James NC
 35.69°N 81.83°W (Elev. 1266 ft)
8:49 pm EDT Jul 3, 2022
8pm EDT Jul 3, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2022
 
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