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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Raleigh / Durham, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (KRDU)

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 7:51 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Light and variable winds... Becoming south around 5 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Saturday
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Sunday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Monday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night
Cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
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503 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015
 
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