Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 1 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Independence Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.57°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
10:23 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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