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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Sunday for the northern Plains and Upper Midwest

Severe weather will be possible Sunday across much of the northern Plains. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted Slight and Moderate Risks mainly for large hail and damaging winds, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Upper Midwest, heavy rainfall could lead to isolated flash flooding with 1 to 2 inches of rainfall possible over the next 24 hours.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 5 Jul 1:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 76. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
12:00 pm EDT Jul 5, 2015
2pm EDT Jul 5, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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