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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 7 Jul 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Lexington VA

    • This
      Afternoon

      This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

      Sunny

      High: 88 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

      Partly Cloudy
      then Isolated
      T-storms

      Low: 67 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Slight Chance
      T-storms then
      T-storms
      Likely

      High: 85 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  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: 65 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

      Partly Sunny
      then Slight
      Chance
      T-storms

      High: 88 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

      Slight Chance
      T-storms

      Low: 68 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

      Mostly Sunny

      High: 86 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 66 °F

    • Saturday

      Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

      Chance
      T-storms

      High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Lexington VA
 37.79°N 79.51°W (Elev. 1407 ft)
8:00 am EDT Jul 7, 2015
1pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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