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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Sep 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Foothills Regional Airport NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers between 10am and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  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 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Isolated showers between 10am and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Foothills Regional Airport NC
 35.81°N 81.62°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
1:26 pm EDT Sep 17, 2021
1pm EDT Sep 17, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 23, 2021
 
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