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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Laurens County Airport (KLUX)

Lat: 34.51°NLon: 81.95°WElev: 696ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 20 Jan 5:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Hickory Tavern SC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, mainly before 9am.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Low around 56. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 68. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am.  Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Low around 56. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 68. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am. Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Hickory Tavern SC
 34.48°N 82.17°W (Elev. 699 ft)
5:01 am EST Jan 20, 2017
6am EST Jan 20, 2017-6pm EST Jan 26, 2017
 
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