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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.9°NLon: 81.35°WElev: 2559ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 6 May 10:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Elk Creek VA

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Elk Creek VA
 36.75°N 81.28°W (Elev. 3684 ft)
8:00 pm EDT May 6, 2015
11pm EDT May 6, 2015-6pm EDT May 13, 2015
 
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