Hazardous Heat Across the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding in the Southwest and Western Gulf Coast

Dangerous heat will persist over portions of interior California, the Great Basin, and the northern Rockies through Thursday. Heat will gradually spread into the northern Plains today. Across the western Gulf Coast, heavy to excessive rainfall will persist through mid-week. Additionally, the Southwest Monsoon will continue to bring a flash flooding threat to the Four Corners Region this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 4:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Low: 65 °F

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light south southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 76 °F

    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 66 °F

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am. High near 76. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 76 °F

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely.  Low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Low: 66 °F

    Showers

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    High: 71 °F

    Showers

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 65 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    High: 71 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 8pm.  Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Low: 64 °F

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light south southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 76. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely. Low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 8pm. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.07°N 82.79°W (Elev. 2513 ft)
3:50 am EDT Jul 23, 2024
4am EDT Jul 23, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2024
 
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