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Severe thunderstorms likely across parts of central Plains and lower Miss. Valley

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening from the central Plains to the Gulf Coast, with an Enhanced Risk across central and eastern Kan., as well as from central Texas across southeastern Okla. and into southern Ark. and northern La. Supercell thunderstorms capable of large hail, damaging winds, and a couple tornadoes are possible.
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59°F

15°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 24 Apr 8:15 pm EDT

Current conditions at

Franklin, Macon County Airport (K1A5)

Lat: 35.22°N Lon: 83.42°W Elev: 2021ft.

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Greenville-Spartanburg, SC Local Forecast Office

Newfound Gap NC

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 60. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 50. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Windy, with a northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a north wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Newfound Gap NC
 35.61°N 83.42°W
Last Update: 8:03 pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9pm EDT Apr 24, 2015-6pm EDT May 1, 2015
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