Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.64°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 755ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SE Sheffield NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  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

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SE Sheffield NC
 35.93°N 80.64°W (Elev. 804 ft)
3:02 pm EDT Aug 19, 2018
3pm EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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