Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Mostly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 5 May 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Big Laurel NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Occasional showers.  Low around 40. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Occasional showers. Low around 40. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between 9am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Big Laurel NC
 35.89°N 82.67°W (Elev. 3022 ft)
8:04 pm EDT May 5, 2016
8pm EDT May 5, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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