Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Boone, Watauga County Hospital Heliport (KTNB)

Lat: 36.2° N Lon: 81.65° W Elev: 3146 ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 3:35 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Watauga County

This Afternoon
Showers likely. Cooler. Near steady temperature in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Tonight
Showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Sunday
Thunderstorms likely. Showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely... Mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday
Cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday Through Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Lows in the upper 40s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the lower 40s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.



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101 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016
 
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