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Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions of the Gulf Coast and Southeast

Unsettled weather will continue across the Southeast and Gulf Coast with periodic showers and thunderstorms through at least Wednesday. Rainfall amounts may exceed three inches in some locales. Elsewhere, a few severe thunderstorms are possible for the Ohio Valley and central Plains through Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 May 6:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Morganton NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  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: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Morganton NC
 35.75°N 81.69°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
3:42 pm EDT May 21, 2018
7pm EDT May 21, 2018-6pm EDT May 28, 2018
 
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