Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light east southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light east southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.57°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
3:22 am EDT May 16, 2021
5am EDT May 16, 2021-6pm EDT May 22, 2021
 
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