Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 7:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
5:24 pm EDT May 1, 2016
8pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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