Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 7:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

Severe T-storm Watch until May 2, 10:00pm
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    Severe T-storm Watch until May 2, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Low around 57. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Low around 57. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
5:00 pm EDT May 2, 2016
8pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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