Thunderstorms and Flooding Along the Gulf Coast; Winter Returns in the Central Rockies

A stalled front along the west-central Gulf Coast will contribute to a few severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding over the next couple of days. Meanwhile, a vigorous system will produce heavy snow across the central Rockies into the High Plains the next few days. Finally, critical fire weather conditions are expected across the Four Corners region through Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Apr 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Sassafrass Mountain SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly between 7pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between 9am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly between 7pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 9am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Sassafrass Mountain SC
 35.09°N 82.79°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
12:28 pm EDT Apr 14, 2021
12pm EDT Apr 14, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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