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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 33ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Apr 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Topsail Beach NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Topsail Beach NC
 34.38°N 77.62°W (Elev. 3 ft)
3:40 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
4pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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