Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43° N Lon: 81.94° W Elev: 1079 ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 16 Apr 6:25 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

McDowell Mountains

Tonight
Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Friday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Showers likely in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Monday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Tuesday
Sunny. Highs around 70.



Click Map For Forecast
230 PM EDT Tue Apr 16 2024
 
 

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database