Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Drizzle

52°F

11°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.73 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 5 May 4:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Cricket NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, mainly before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Cricket NC
 36.14°N 81.22°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
4:00 pm EDT May 5, 2016
4pm EDT May 5, 2016-6pm EDT May 11, 2016
 
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