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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fog/Mist

64°F

18°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 21 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cradle of Forestry NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 8 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Cradle of Forestry NC
 35.36°N 82.79°W (Elev. 4009 ft)
6:13 am EDT May 21, 2018
7am EDT May 21, 2018-6pm EDT May 27, 2018
 
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