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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains and Deep South Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 9:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

  • Independence
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 71. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC
 36.14°N 81.72°W (Elev. 3484 ft)
9:30 am EDT Jul 4, 2015
11am EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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