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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light south wind.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NC
 35.25°N 82.22°W
1:43 pm EDT May 29, 2015
3pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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