Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 27 May 10:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Lexington VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. 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)
9:30 am EDT May 27, 2016
11am EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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