Severe Thunderstorm and Heavy Rain Threat Along the East Coast

Severe thunderstorms capable of widespread damaging winds and a few tornadoes will shift across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast states today and tonight. Heavy rainfall and a risk of flash flooding is also present as tropical moisture streams north along the East Coast. The highest threat exists from the Carolinas into New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sanford, Sanford-Lee County Regional Airport (KTTA)

Lat: 35.58°NLon: 79.1°WElev: 246ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.55 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 4:20 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Pittsboro NC

Tornado Watch until April 19, 08:00pm
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Tornado Watch
  •  
    Tornado Watch until April 19, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Fri

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  High near 76. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 53. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. High near 76. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 53. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsboro NC
 35.73°N 79.19°W (Elev. 463 ft)
3:51 pm EDT Apr 19, 2019
4pm EDT Apr 19, 2019-6pm EDT Apr 26, 2019
 
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