Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Burlington, Burlington Alamance Regional Airport (KBUY)

Lat: 36.05°NLon: 79.47°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Apr 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Burlington NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely before 9am, then showers likely between 9am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Rain likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely before 9am, then showers likely between 9am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Burlington NC
 36.1°N 79.44°W (Elev. 715 ft)
1:08 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
1pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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