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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. 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 and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC
 36.14°N 81.72°W (Elev. 3484 ft)
5:30 pm EDT May 29, 2015
7pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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