Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Burlington Alamance Regional Airport (KBUY)

Lat: 36.05°NLon: 79.47°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

43°F

6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elon NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 47. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 6 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. 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 then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 47. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 6 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. 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 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Elon NC
 36.1°N 79.5°W (Elev. 768 ft)
5:01 am EDT May 8, 2021
5am EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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