Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

25°C

77°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1019.5 mb (30.18 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 27 May 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 15 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.54°W (Elev. 604 m)
11:03 am EDT May 27, 2016
12pm EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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