Significant Storm System To Bring A Plethora Of Impacts From The Desert Southwest To The Northeast U.S. Through Thursday

A developing storm system will bring heavy snow and strong winds from the Desert Southwest to the Four Corners Region and into the Plains through Tuesday. The threat for heavy snow, ice, and dangerous travel will expand across the Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid Atlantic, and the Northeast U.S. Tuesday through Wednesday. Dangerous travel likely. Heavy rain and flooding possible over the southern states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed W 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 18 Feb 1:20 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Morganton NC

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 3am, then rain or freezing rain.  Low around 32. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Freezing rain before 8am, then rain or freezing rain between 8am and 9am, then rain after 9am.  High near 39. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain.  Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 3am, then rain or freezing rain. Low around 32. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Freezing rain before 8am, then rain or freezing rain between 8am and 9am, then rain after 9am. High near 39. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain. Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Morganton NC
 35.75°N 81.69°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
12:26 pm EST Feb 18, 2019
1pm EST Feb 18, 2019-6pm EST Feb 24, 2019
 
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