Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Altapass NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 8pm.  Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. Light east wind.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 8pm. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 62. Light east wind. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Altapass NC
 35.86°N 82.01°W (Elev. 2310 ft)
2:54 pm EDT Oct 24, 2020
5pm EDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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