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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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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

76°F

24°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 4 Jul 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Busick NC

  • Independence
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. 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 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Busick NC
 35.81°N 82.21°W (Elev. 2854 ft)
1:23 pm EDT Jul 4, 2015
4pm EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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