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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Will Continue

Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue from Minnesota to southwestern Kansas and vicinity. Within that swath, the most probable area for greater concentrations of severe weather is from eastern Nebraska across parts of Iowa. A marginal risk for severe thunderstorms also exists over eastern New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 29 Jul 2:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Traphill NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light west wind. 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 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Traphill NC
 36.39°N 81.02°W (Elev. 2297 ft)
11:00 pm EDT Jul 28, 2015
3am EDT Jul 29, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
 
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