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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 >

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lynchburg VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light west wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light west wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lynchburg VA
 37.4°N 79.2°W (Elev. 699 ft)
7:30 am EDT Jul 20, 2017
8am EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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