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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 17 Jan 9:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Patchy fog between midnight and 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after 8am.  High near 54. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 5am.  Low around 41. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Light and variable wind.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Patchy fog between midnight and 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after 8am. High near 54. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 5am. Low around 41. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NC
 35.25°N 82.19°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
6:32 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
10pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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