Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed S 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 May 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Mitchell NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers, mainly before midnight.  Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers, mainly before midnight. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Mitchell NC
 35.91°N 82.31°W (Elev. 2831 ft)
6:44 pm EDT May 18, 2022
7pm EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 25, 2022
 
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