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Severe weather possible for parts of Mid-Atlantic Friday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop across southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. By Saturday, attention will turn to the central U.S. where a much more significant episode of severe weather is forecast.
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Portsmouth VA

7 Day Forecast

Wakefield, VA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Today

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 74 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 57 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 76 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 53 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 69 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 52 °F

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 65 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 52 °F

Tuesday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southeast wind increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 11 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 8 to 11 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 8 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Tuesday Night Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Thursday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Norfolk/Portsmouth, VA