A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Burlington Alamance Regional Airport (KBUY)

Lat: 36.05°NLon: 79.47°WElev: 604ft.

Fog/Mist

17°C

63°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Vrbl 11 km/h
Barometer 1018.5 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (60°F)
Visibility 6 km
Last update 24 May 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elon NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. North wind 10 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 20 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy, with a high near 21. Northeast wind around 11 km/h.

    Cloudy

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Thunderstorms likely before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 20. North wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Cloudy, with a high near 21. Northeast wind around 11 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Elon NC
 36.1°N 79.5°W (Elev. 234 m)
6:05 am EDT May 24, 2022
10am EDT May 24, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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