Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 18 May 2:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Cedar Valley NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light west wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  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: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light west wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Cedar Valley NC
 35.93°N 81.44°W (Elev. 1401 ft)
1:16 pm EDT May 18, 2022
2pm EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 24, 2022
 
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