Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

74°F

23°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 20 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Bent Creek NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 8am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 8am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, 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)
2:45 pm EDT May 26, 2016
3pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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