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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed N 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Asheville NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Chance Rain

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Asheville NC
 35.57°N 82.54°W (Elev. 1982 ft)
8:03 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
10am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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