Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

Sacramento, Sacramento Mather Airport (KMHR)

Lat: 38.55°NLon: 121.3°WElev: 95ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SW 6 MPH
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 May 3:50 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles ESE Elk Grove CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southwest wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles ESE Elk Grove CA
 38.32°N 121.23°W (Elev. 69 ft)
2:11 pm PDT May 5, 2016
4pm PDT May 5, 2016-6pm PDT May 12, 2016
 
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