Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWC)

Lat: 39.01°NLon: 95.21°WElev: 830ft.

Fog/Mist

53°F

12°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.5 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 30 Apr 1:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lawrence KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 53. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 53. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Lawrence KS
 38.97°N 95.26°W
11:38 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
2am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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