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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 12:35 am EDT

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°N Lon: 80.42°W Elev: 2133ft.

For More Weather Information:

Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

Blacksburg VA

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain, mainly after 2am. Low around 51. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 75. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Cloudy, with a high near 62.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
Last Update: 11:30 pm EDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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