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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Oxford, Henderson-Oxford Airport (KHNZ)

Lat: 36.36°NLon: 78.53°WElev: 528ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Aug 11:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Red Oak VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly between 2am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.

    Hot

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly between 2am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Red Oak VA
 36.7°N 78.65°W (Elev. 299 ft)
9:30 am EDT Aug 30, 2015
12pm EDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2015
 
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