Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fog/Mist

44°F

7°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 18 Jan 9:00 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Kona NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly before 2pm, then showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog. High near 46. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 2am, then rain likely after 2am.  Patchy fog between 8pm and 2am. Low around 27. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely before 7am, then snow showers likely, mainly between 7am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before 2pm, then showers after 2pm. Patchy fog. High near 46. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 2am, then rain likely after 2am. Patchy fog between 8pm and 2am. Low around 27. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely before 7am, then snow showers likely, mainly between 7am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Kona NC
 35.92°N 82.19°W (Elev. 2831 ft)
7:28 pm EST Jan 18, 2019
9pm EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 25, 2019
 
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