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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 1:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cradle of Forestry NC

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Light south wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Cradle of Forestry NC
 35.36°N 82.79°W
2:03 am EDT May 29, 2015
3am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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