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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 6 Jul 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Cricket NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Hot

    Hot

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 9pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. 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 before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Cricket NC
 36.14°N 81.22°W (Elev. 1047 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
5pm EDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2015
 
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