Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Black Balsam NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. East wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 7am, then showers likely after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. East wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 7am, then showers likely after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Black Balsam NC
 35.32°N 82.87°W (Elev. 5574 ft)
12:10 pm EDT Sep 18, 2021
12pm EDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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