Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 8 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Feb 4:05 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Lake James NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 71. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 23 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Cloudy then
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Windy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 31 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 71. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 23 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Windy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 31 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Lake James NC
 35.74°N 81.88°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
4:03 am EST Feb 28, 2024
4am EST Feb 28, 2024-6pm EST Mar 5, 2024
 
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