Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 8:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
6:11 am EDT May 27, 2016
9am EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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