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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 4:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
3:41 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
5am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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