Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pickens County Airport (KLQK)

Lat: 34.81°NLon: 82.7°WElev: 1014ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 30 Apr 10:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Lake Toxaway NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  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

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Lake Toxaway NC
 35.1°N 82.95°W (Elev. 3097 ft)
8:03 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
10am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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