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Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible on Saturday. The three main areas of concern are in portions of the Plains, Gulf Coast, and Western U.S. The area of greatest concern is in the Central Plains where a slight risk of severe weather is expected. In this area, damaging winds, large hail and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gastonia Municipal Airport (KAKH)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 81.16°WElev: 791ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 3 Jul 6:54 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms early...then numerous showers and thunderstorms this evening. Scattered showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Independence Day
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers...with thunderstorms possible in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely...mainly in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely... Mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening...then partly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Friday
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers...with thunderstorms possible in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
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532 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015
 
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