Excessive Heat for the South and West; Flash Flooding Conditions in the Southwest U.S.

Dangerous heat is expected across portions of the lower Mississippi Valley today, eastern Oregon Wednesday, central California through Wednesday, and Washington through Saturday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW South Mountains NC
 35.62°N 81.73°W (Elev. 2536 ft)
11:57 am EDT Aug 16, 2022
12pm EDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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