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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Current conditions at

Smithfield, Johnston County Airport (KJNX)

Lat: 35.54°NLon: 78.39°WElev: 164ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 27 May 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Benson NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Isolated showers between 8am and 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Benson NC
 35.42°N 78.51°W
12:24 pm EDT May 27, 2015
3pm EDT May 27, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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