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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Max Patch NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Max Patch NC
 35.8°N 82.96°W (Elev. 4022 ft)
1:03 am EDT May 3, 2016
1am EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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