Monsoon Continues In The West; Locally Heavy Rain Along Gulf Coast

The active monsoon across the West is expected to continue this weekend with a trajectory from the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest to the central Rockies. This rainfall may produce flash flooding and debris flows, especially near recent burn scar areas. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain is likely near the Gulf Coast this weekend from the arrival of a cold front and weak tropical disturbance. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 81.94°WElev: 1079ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 12 Aug 5:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Lake Lure NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Lake Lure NC
 35.43°N 82.2°W (Elev. 1030 ft)
2:57 pm EDT Aug 12, 2022
5pm EDT Aug 12, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2022
 
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