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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Wednesday across portions of the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys

Strong to severe storms are expected to develop across portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley on Wednesday. A Slight Risk has been highlighted to indicate the area most likely to see supercell activity. Heavy rainfall from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Tennessee Valley could lead to flash flooding. Some areas could see as much as 3 inches of rainfall.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jun 8:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cataloochee NC

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers between 2am and 4am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 72. West southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Independence Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Cataloochee NC
 35.65°N 83.09°W (Elev. 3294 ft)
9:11 pm EDT Jun 30, 2015
10pm EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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