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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 12:25 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Cricket NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Cricket NC
 36.14°N 81.22°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
10:30 pm EDT Jul 20, 2017
12am EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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