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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fog/Mist

61°F

16°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 6:54 am EDT

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2 Lon: -81.16 Elev: 791ft.

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Greenville-Spartanburg, SC Local Forecast Office

Gaston County

Zone Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog this morning. Scattered showers this morning...then scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds... Becoming northeast around 5 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tonight
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Areas of fog in the morning. Showers in the morning...then showers with thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Monday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
Tuesday Night Through Thursday
Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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Last Update: 654 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015
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