Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bristol / Johnson / Kingsport, Tri-City Regional Airport (KTRI)

Lat: 36.48°NLon: 82.4°WElev: 1519ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Bald Mountain NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind around 7 mph.  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: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  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: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 73. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. 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 noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 73. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Bald Mountain NC
 35.97°N 82.5°W (Elev. 4035 ft)
3:28 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
6am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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