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

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: 81.21°WElev: 2858ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bluefield WV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 56. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 71. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely.  Low around 54. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 56. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 71. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 54. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. 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 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Bluefield WV
 37.26°N 81.22°W (Elev. 2595 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
6pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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