Excessive Heat in the Interior West; Monsoon Conditions in the Southwest

Dangerous heat is expected to be in place across portions of California, especially the Central Valley, and across the Interior Northwest into Friday. Heat Advisories will also be in place across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region and Southwest through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 81.94°WElev: 1079ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 11:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NC

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light north northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light north northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NC
 35.25°N 82.19°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
10:04 am EDT Aug 16, 2022
11am EDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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