Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

24°C

75°F

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 20 Sep 10:25 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Wildacres NC

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm.  Patchy fog between midnight and 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 26. South southwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm. Patchy fog between midnight and 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 26. South southwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming west southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Wildacres NC
 35.85°N 82.09°W (Elev. 1021 m)
6:28 am EDT Sep 20, 2018
10am EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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