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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Decatur, Pryor Field (KDCU)

Lat: 34.66°NLon: 86.94°WElev: 591ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 30 Apr 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Decatur AL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur AL
 34.58°N 86.98°W (Elev. 597 ft)
1:50 pm CDT Apr 30, 2016
2pm CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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