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Severe Thunderstorms for the Midwest, Monsoon in the Southwest, Heat Continues in Southern and Central U.S on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday in portions of the Midwest. Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures continue in the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heat Advisories are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 26 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 699 ft)
10:01 am EDT Jul 26, 2017
1pm EDT Jul 26, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 1, 2017
 
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