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

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Mount Pisgah NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 53. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °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 67. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 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: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind around 14 mph.  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: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 53. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one 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 67. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 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 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Mount Pisgah NC
 35.4°N 82.75°W (Elev. 4898 ft)
5:03 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
5pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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