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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County Airport (KUKF)

Lat: 36.22°NLon: 81.08°WElev: 1299ft.

Mostly Cloudy

28°C

82°F

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SW 9 km/h
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 13°C (55°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 29 Aug 4:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilkesboro NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilkesboro NC
 36.14°N 81.17°W (Elev. 335 m)
4:00 pm EDT Aug 29, 2015
4pm EDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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