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Severe weather possible for parts of eastern, north-central and southwestern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon across a large portion of the eastern U.S. from the Mid-Atlantic & Ohio Valley into the Deep South. Severe thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the northern Plains & southern Ariz. Damaging wind gusts & large hail will be the main threats with severe thunderstorms that develop in these areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Jun 12:35 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then isolated showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds... Becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds...becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Thursday Night Through Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Independence Day And Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
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1231 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015
 
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