A Sweltering Heat Wave For The West

A sweltering heat wave with record breaking temperatures is expected the rest of the week in much of the West, as a large dome of high pressure builds and expands across the region. Numerous excessive heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across Arizona, California and Nevada. Also, locally heavy rain is possible in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Southeast over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Airy/Surry County Airport (KMWK)

Lat: 36.46°NLon: 80.55°WElev: 1224ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 2:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lowgap NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle before 5am, then patchy drizzle with a slight chance of rain after 5am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of rain before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 65. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle before 5am, then patchy drizzle with a slight chance of rain after 5am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of rain before 9am, then a slight chance of showers between 9am and 5pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 65. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Lowgap NC
 36.51°N 80.84°W (Elev. 1388 ft)
1:30 am EDT May 26, 2020
3am EDT May 26, 2020-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2020
 
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