Strong Cold Front Crossing Great Lakes and Northeast U.S.; Elevated Fire Weather in Southern California

A strong cold front will bring brisk to high winds across portions of the Great Lakes and the Northeast this weekend. Cold air arriving behind the front will trigger lake-effect snow downwind of the Great Lakes and accumulating snow over the higher terrain of the Northeast. Gusty offshore winds will maintain elevated fire weather conditions this weekend across coastal southern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

14°C

57°F

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.43 in
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 31 Oct 3:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Spruce Pine NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. East southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Light west wind becoming west northwest 22 to 27 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 34 to 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: -4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 7. Northwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 7 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around -2. West northwest wind around 11 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 13.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 2.

    Clear

    Low: 2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 15.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. East southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Light west wind becoming west northwest 22 to 27 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Blustery, with a northwest wind 34 to 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 7. Northwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around -2. West northwest wind around 11 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 15.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Spruce Pine NC
 35.91°N 82.06°W (Elev. 831 m)
2:52 pm EDT Oct 31, 2020
3pm EDT Oct 31, 2020-6pm EST Nov 7, 2020
 
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