Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 10:20 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Morganton NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Patchy fog between midnight and 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after 9am.  High near 53. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 40. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind.
Friday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Patchy fog between midnight and 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after 9am. High near 53. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 40. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Morganton NC
 35.75°N 81.72°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
6:32 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
10pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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