Scorching Heat West and South-Central; Monsoon Threats; Areas of Heavy Rain

Excessive heat continues in the West and South-Central U.S. Temperatures heat up in the west next week with 90s and 100s north to as high as 127 in the desert. Monsoon flow also continues with threats of flash floods, dust storms, and dry thunderstorms. A low system may produce excessive rain to portions of the Middle Atlantic. Areas of heavy rain from the Gulf to the Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Jul 3:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Balsam NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  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

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  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: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 1am, then showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Balsam NC
 35.47°N 83.11°W (Elev. 5696 ft)
3:07 pm EDT Jul 21, 2018
3pm EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2018
 
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