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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Mostly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Jul 4:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington VASimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind around 6 mph.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington VASimilar City Names
 37.78°N 79.45°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
1:31 pm EDT Jul 20, 2017
4pm EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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