Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 19 Sep 2:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Morganton NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Morganton NC
 35.75°N 81.69°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
1:10 pm EDT Sep 19, 2018
3pm EDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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