Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

72°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 May 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Graphite NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely.  Patchy fog between midnight and 3am. Low around 58. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 58. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 53. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely. Patchy fog between midnight and 3am. Low around 58. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 58. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 53. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of rain between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Graphite NC
 35.71°N 82.28°W (Elev. 5194 ft)
6:39 pm EDT May 21, 2022
7pm EDT May 21, 2022-6pm EDT May 28, 2022
 
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