Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Leesburg Regional Airport (KLEE)

Lat: 28.82°NLon: 81.81°WElev: 66ft.

A Few Clouds

76°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 3 May 12:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Altoona FL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 56. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Altoona FL
 28.99°N 81.62°W (Elev. 49 ft)
10:14 pm EDT May 2, 2016
1am EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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