Severe Thunderstorms Wednesday in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Thunderstorms associated with severe wind gusts, large hail to very large hail, flash flooding, and a couple tornadoes will be possible Wednesday afternoon and night across parts of the Upper Midwest and extending into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 28 Jul 4:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.07°N 82.76°W (Elev. 2802 ft)
3:33 am EDT Jul 28, 2021
4am EDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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