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

Smithfield, Johnston County Airport (KJNX)

Lat: 35.54°NLon: 78.39°WElev: 164ft.

Light Rain

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 4:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Benson NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 67. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  High near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 67. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. High near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Benson NC
 35.42°N 78.51°W (Elev. 249 ft)
5:00 am EDT May 3, 2016
5am EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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