Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Mitchell NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Mitchell NC
 35.91°N 82.31°W (Elev. 2831 ft)
3:29 am EDT Jul 6, 2022
4am EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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