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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Expected

A few severe thunderstorms are expected across west Texas and eastern New Mexico into Tuesday morning. More strong storms are possible for parts of Kansas and southern Iowa, northern Missouri and west central Illinois. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding is possible across parts of Kansas and Oklahoma.
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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 5 May 12:55 pm EDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph 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.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Cricket NC
 36.14°N 81.22°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
1:00 pm EDT May 5, 2015
2pm EDT May 5, 2015-6pm EDT May 11, 2015
 
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