Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 10:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  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 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
9:30 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
10am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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