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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Fair

15°C

59°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 Apr 11:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilkesboro NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain before 3pm, then a chance of showers between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 11pm.  Low around 14. East wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  High near 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain before 3pm, then a chance of showers between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after 11pm. Low around 14. East wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. High near 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkesboro NC
 36.14°N 81.17°W (Elev. 335 m)
11:00 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
12am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 4, 2016
 
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