Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 7:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNW Newport VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of light rain before 11am, then rain likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Light
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 54. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  High near 66. Southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
A chance of light rain before 11am, then rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 54. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. High near 66. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNW Newport VA
 37.38°N 80.53°W (Elev. 3442 ft)
7:00 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
8pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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