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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salisbury, Rowan County Airport (KRUQ)

Lat: 35.65°NLon: 80.52°WElev: 774ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 10:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salisbury NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance Rain

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Salisbury NC
 35.67°N 80.48°W (Elev. 719 ft)
10:43 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
10am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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