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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 21 Jul 8:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest 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.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest 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.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.05°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
7:31 am EDT Jul 21, 2017
8am EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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