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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1503ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 29 Apr 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Light rain likely with areas of drizzle.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Light Rain
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Light rain likely with areas of drizzle before 8pm, then areas of drizzle with a chance of light rain between 8pm and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Light Rain
    Likely then
    Chance Light
    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 50. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 65. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Light rain likely with areas of drizzle. Cloudy, with a high near 52. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Light rain likely with areas of drizzle before 8pm, then areas of drizzle with a chance of light rain between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 8pm. Low around 50. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 65. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
2:36 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
3pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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