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Above-normal temperatures continue across much of U.S.

Temperatures will once again be above-normal, in some cases by as much as 15-20 degrees, across much of the contiguous U.S. on Wednesday. Afternoon highs are forecast to reach into the mid to upper 90s across the Great Plains, as well as parts of the southern U.S. and mid-Atlantic. Take precautions if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Current conditions at

Bristol / Johnson / Kingsport, Tri-City Regional Airport (KTRI)

Lat: 36.48°NLon: 82.4°WElev: 1519ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Sep 9:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Damascus VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Labor Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Damascus VA
 36.59°N 81.81°W (Elev. 2979 ft)
8:40 pm EDT Sep 2, 2015
10pm EDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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