Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 9 May 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Gerton NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm, then a slight chance of showers after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm, then a slight chance of showers after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Gerton NC
 35.51°N 82.33°W (Elev. 3911 ft)
5:10 pm EDT May 9, 2021
6pm EDT May 9, 2021-6pm EDT May 16, 2021
 
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