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Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible on Saturday. The three main areas of concern are in portions of the Plains, Gulf Coast, and Western U.S. The area of greatest concern is in the Central Plains where a slight risk of severe weather is expected. In this area, damaging winds, large hail and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 3 Jul 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Wylie SC

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Wylie SC
 35.11°N 81.07°W (Elev. 682 ft)
3:05 pm EDT Jul 3, 2015
5pm EDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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