Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Amarillo, Amarillo International Airport (KAMA)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 101.72°WElev: 3606ft.

Partly Cloudy

27°C

81°F

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed S 19 km/h
Barometer 1012.2 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 28 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Amarillo TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. South wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East southeast wind 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. South southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North northeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. East northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. South wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 14. East southeast wind 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. South southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North northeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. East northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Amarillo TX
 35.2°N 101.82°W (Elev. 1111 m)
4:35 pm CDT May 28, 2016
5pm CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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