Severe Thunderstorms Possible From The Plains To The Great Lakes, Heat Wave To Continue Over The Southern U.S.

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rainfall will be possible through tonight from the central Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. The heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding. Excessive heat will persist across the southern Plains and Desert Southwest early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

32°C

89°F

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed SE 7 km/h
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (90°F)
Last update 18 Aug 1:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Spruce Pine NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 28. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 28. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Spruce Pine NC
 35.91°N 82.06°W (Elev. 831 m)
10:44 am EDT Aug 18, 2019
1pm EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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