Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 11:00 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Mount Sterling NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming north in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming north in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW Mount Sterling NC
 35.73°N 83.19°W (Elev. 4997 ft)
10:26 pm EDT Aug 17, 2019
11pm EDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database