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

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 9 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 2 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lynchburg VA

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

    NOW until
    10:00pm Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. 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 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Lynchburg VA
 37.4°N 79.2°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:00 pm EDT May 2, 2016
3pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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