Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Crabtree Bald NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Crabtree Bald NC
 35.66°N 82.86°W (Elev. 3438 ft)
6:20 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
10am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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