Pacific Storm Brings Multiple Impacts to the West;Severe Weather Expected in the Central U.S.

A strong storm is expected to produce heavy rainfall in northern and central California that could lead to significant and life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, particularly over burn scar areas, and periods of heavy snow and gusty winds from the Cascades and Sierra into the Intermountain West through Monday. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall expected in the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 81.94°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 5:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Columbus NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Columbus NC
 35.22°N 82.17°W (Elev. 1017 ft)
6:41 am EDT Oct 24, 2021
6am EDT Oct 24, 2021-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2021
 
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