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.

Light Rain

61°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Bent Creek NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely.  Patchy fog before 9am. High near 71. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 6 to 15 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain, mainly between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain, mainly between 9pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 71. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 6 to 15 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind around 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of rain, mainly between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain, mainly between 9pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Bent Creek NC
 35.48°N 82.63°W (Elev. 2379 ft)
6:45 am EDT May 3, 2016
7am EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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