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

The Villages (KVVG)

Lat: 28.97°NLon: 81.97°WElev: 89ft.

72°F

22°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 11:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Altoona FL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Altoona FL
 29.11°N 81.66°W
11:15 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
12am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 4, 2016
 
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