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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Morganton-Lenoir Airport (KMRN)

Lat: 35.82°NLon: 81.61°WElev: 1250ft.

Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 12:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Marion NC

  • Overnight

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Marion NC
 35.68°N 82°W
10:17 pm EDT May 28, 2015
1am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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