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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2°NLon: 81.65°WElev: 3146ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 11:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Blowing Rock NC

    • Today

      Today: Isolated showers between 1pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

      Scattered
      T-storms

      High: 79 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 9 mph.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 66 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Partly Sunny
      then Chance
      T-storms

      High: 81 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Chance
      T-storms then
      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 65 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

      Mostly Sunny
      then Slight
      Chance
      T-storms

      High: 82 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 65 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

      Partly Sunny
      then Chance
      T-storms

      High: 80 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

      Chance
      T-storms then
      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 64 °F

    • Saturday

      Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

      Mostly Sunny

      High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between 1pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. 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)
8:00 am EDT Jul 7, 2015
11am EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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