Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 4:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Lexington VA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog between 8am and 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog between 8am and 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Lexington VA
 37.79°N 79.51°W (Elev. 1407 ft)
4:00 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
5am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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