Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 Sep 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Lowgap NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 69. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Lowgap NC
 36.56°N 80.83°W (Elev. 2575 ft)
10:30 am EDT Sep 18, 2021
12pm EDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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