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

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 6:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Durham NC

Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Thu

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Durham NC
 35.98°N 78.9°W (Elev. 377 ft)
4:34 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
7pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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