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

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Apr 4:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Boomer NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely before 7pm, then showers likely after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. 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 then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 7pm, then showers likely after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Boomer NC
 36.1°N 81.31°W (Elev. 1194 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
4pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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