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Flash flood threat forecast from southwestern Texas to the Appalachians on Wednesday

Heavy rainfall will be possible along a frontal boundary that will extend from Maine to far southwestern Texas on Wednesday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible with some locations seeing 5 to 6 inches especially across the southern Plains. Flash flooding will be possible mainly from southwestern Texas to the central Appalachians. Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Akron, Akron Fulton International Airport (KAKR)

Lat: 41.04°NLon: 81.46°WElev: 1066ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 8 Jul 1:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Akron OH

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Akron OH
 41.09°N 81.52°W (Elev. 912 ft)
9:54 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
2am EDT Jul 8, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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