Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Woodfin NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Chance Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Woodfin NC
 35.62°N 82.62°W (Elev. 2195 ft)
7:23 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
7pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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