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Severe weather threat continues on Wednesday for the Plains and Northeast

The severe weather threat continues on Wednesday across portions of the central and southern Plains. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary risks, however tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Severe weather will also be possible across portions of the Northeast where damaging winds are the primary threat.
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Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.20 in (1021.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 3:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Today

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 71 °FRising Temperatures

  • Thursday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 85. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 71 by 8pm, then rising to around 82 during the remainder of the night. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 71 by 5pm. Southwest wind 3 to 8 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 chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W
10:34 pm EDT May 26, 2015
5am EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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