Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 28 May 2:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  High near 74. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 63. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. High near 74. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 63. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 3 to 5 mph. 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 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.05°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
12:00 pm EDT May 28, 2016
3pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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