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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 11:54 am EDT

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°N Lon: 82.54°W Elev: 2165ft.

For More Weather Information:

Greenville-Spartanburg, SC Local Forecast Office

Fletcher NC

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Areas of fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Areas of fog before 9am. High near 63. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Fletcher NC
 35.43°N 82.5°W
Last Update: 10:43 am EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1pm EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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