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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog between 3am and 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog between 3am and 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then showers likely after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NC
 35.25°N 82.22°W (Elev. 1289 ft)
3:40 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
4am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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