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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 5 Sep 9:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Chapel Hill, Williams Airport NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Labor Day
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Chapel Hill, Williams Airport NC
 35.97°N 79.1°W (Elev. 551 ft)
4:53 am EDT Sep 5, 2015
10am EDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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