Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Aug 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Burnsville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Burnsville NC
 35.91°N 82.31°W (Elev. 2831 ft)
9:53 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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