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Severe weather and flash flooding possible in separate areas Saturday

Severe weather will be possible across portions of the central and northern Plains Saturday. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds although a brief tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys, heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding where 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible through Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1250ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Marion NC

  • Independence
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Scattered showers before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Marion NC
 35.68°N 82°W (Elev. 1404 ft)
6:25 am EDT Jul 4, 2015
8am EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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