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

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Overcast with Haze

75°F

24°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Kings Mountain NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 7 to 9 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: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. 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 72.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Kings Mountain NC
 35.22°N 81.28°W (Elev. 991 ft)
1:03 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
1pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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