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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

College Park Airport (KCGS)

Lat: 38.98°NLon: 76.92°WElev: 49ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 29 Apr 5:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Silver Spring MD

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy drizzle.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy drizzle before 7pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of rain between 7pm and 2am, then patchy drizzle after 2am.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after 8pm.  Patchy fog between 11pm and 2am. Low around 52. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely.  Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy drizzle. Cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Patchy drizzle before 7pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of rain between 7pm and 2am, then patchy drizzle after 2am. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of rain, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 8pm. Patchy fog between 11pm and 2am. Low around 52. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers likely. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Silver Spring MD
 39.02°N 77.03°W (Elev. 308 ft)
4:27 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
5pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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