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Risk of severe weather on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather to be possible in portions of the Central U.S and Southeast on Wednesday. The area of greatest concern is the Central Plains. In this area, damaging winds and large hail are the primary threats.
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Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jun 4:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Rain
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely before 2am, then rain or drizzle likely after 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain or drizzle likely before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
4:39 am EDT Jun 3, 2015
6am EDT Jun 3, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 9, 2015
 
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