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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 8:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington VA

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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 noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington VA
 37.78°N 79.45°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
7:01 am EDT May 29, 2015
9am EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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