Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Winston Salem, Smith Reynolds Airport (KINT)

Lat: 36.13°NLon: 80.22°WElev: 968ft.

Fair

32°C

89°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1018.9 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index33°C (92°F)
Last update 16 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Winston-Salem NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light south  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 32 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 22 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 31 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light south after midnight.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Winston-Salem NC
 36.1°N 80.25°W (Elev. 259 m)
3:40 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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