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

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 10:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 7 to 10 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: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
11:03 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
11am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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