Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chester Catawba Regional Airport (KDCM)

Lat: 34.79°NLon: 81.2°WElev: 656ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 3:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chester SCSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am.  Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Chester SCSimilar City Names
 34.69°N 81.21°W (Elev. 522 ft)
2:03 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
4am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database