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Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible on Saturday. The three main areas of concern are in portions of the Plains, Gulf Coast, and Western U.S. The area of greatest concern is in the Central Plains where a slight risk of severe weather is expected. In this area, damaging winds, large hail and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • Overnight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
Showers likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Patchy fog between 8am and 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.54°W (Elev. 1982 ft)
8:23 pm EDT Jul 3, 2015
2am EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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