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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Current conditions at

Lufkin, Angelina County Airport (KLFK)

Lat: 31.23°NLon: 94.75°WElev: 295ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 18 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 29 Apr 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Etoile TX

Lake Wind Advisory until April 29, 07:00pm
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Lake Wind Advisory
  •  
    Lake Wind Advisory until April 29, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Fri

    Lake Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Etoile TX
 31.27°N 94.42°W (Elev. 171 ft)
11:35 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
12pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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