Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Jun 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bent Creek NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Bent Creek NC
 35.48°N 82.61°W (Elev. 2635 ft)
7:23 pm EDT Jun 29, 2016
7pm EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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