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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Current conditions at

Auburn-Opelika Airport (KAUO)

Lat: 32.62°NLon: 85.43°WElev: 774ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 1 May 9:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Opelika AL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Opelika AL
 32.66°N 85.37°W
9:34 am CDT May 1, 2016
10am CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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