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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bristol / Johnson / Kingsport, Tri-City Regional Airport (KTRI)

Lat: 36.48°NLon: 82.4°WElev: 1519ft.

Fog/Mist

65°F

18°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 5 Aug 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Laurel Bloomery TN

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Laurel Bloomery TN
 36.54°N 81.73°W (Elev. 3189 ft)
3:18 am EDT Aug 5, 2015
6am EDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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