Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Chilly in the East; Storms Return to the West this Weekend

Remnants of a powerful storm and current ice free Great Lakes is causing lingering heavy snow and some blizzard conditions to continue downwind of the Great lakes. Snow and wind will slowly diminish this weekend. Meanwhile, a new system will move south along the West Coast. Lower elevation rain with heavy mountain snow will overspread the West to the Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Mostly Cloudy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 28 Feb 4:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Foothills Regional Airport NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 25. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers.  High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 25. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers. High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 65. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Foothills Regional Airport NC
 35.81°N 81.62°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
3:57 pm EST Feb 28, 2020
4pm EST Feb 28, 2020-6pm EST Mar 6, 2020
 
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