Dangerous Heat Across The Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Plains and Upper Midwest

After a sweltering weekend, heat advisories and excessive heat warnings continue across the southern tier of the U.S. with the potential for more record high temperatures and very dangerous heat indices. Also, severe thunderstorms with all hazards, including tornadoes, hail, damaging winds and heavy rain, are expected this afternoon and evening from the Upper Midwest to the central High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 13 Jul 2:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Foothills Regional Airport NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Foothills Regional Airport NC
 35.81°N 81.62°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
2:48 pm EDT Jul 13, 2020
3pm EDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 20, 2020
 
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