Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

A Few Clouds

58°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 2 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cradle of Forestry NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Low around 51. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain, mainly between 2am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Low around 51. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 2am, then a chance of rain, mainly between 2am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Cradle of Forestry NC
 35.36°N 82.79°W (Elev. 4009 ft)
6:45 am EDT May 2, 2016
7am EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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