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

Laurens County Airport (KLUX)

Lat: 34.51°NLon: 81.95°WElev: 696ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 29 Apr 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Hickory Tavern SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Hickory Tavern SC
 34.48°N 82.17°W (Elev. 699 ft)
3:05 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
5pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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