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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Aug 1:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Hillsborough NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Light south wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Light south wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Hillsborough NC
 36.08°N 79°W (Elev. 502 ft)
1:07 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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