Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 9:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

Severe T-storm Watch until May 2, 12:00am
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until May 2, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then isolated showers between 3am and 5am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely.  Low around 56. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then isolated showers between 3am and 5am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 56. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
8:00 pm EDT May 1, 2016
10pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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