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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Apr 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bent Creek NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 2am, then a chance of rain after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance Rain

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 2am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Bent Creek NC
 35.48°N 82.61°W (Elev. 2635 ft)
10:43 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
1pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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