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.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Busick NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast 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.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely.  Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 55. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance Rain

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast 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.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 55. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Busick NC
 35.75°N 82.22°W (Elev. 3097 ft)
8:03 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
10am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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