Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 10:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Wildacres NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Wildacres NC
 35.85°N 82.09°W (Elev. 3350 ft)
10:49 pm EDT Sep 19, 2018
10pm EDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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