Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a chance of showers between 4am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely between 2am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Chance Rain

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a chance of showers between 4am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely between 2am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NC
 35.25°N 82.22°W (Elev. 1289 ft)
10:04 pm EDT May 1, 2016
10pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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