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Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 23 Jun 3:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Linville Gorge NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Linville Gorge NC
 35.92°N 81.89°W (Elev. 3583 ft)
2:56 pm EDT Jun 23, 2018
3pm EDT Jun 23, 2018-6pm EDT Jun 30, 2018
 
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