Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 27 May 3:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Friday
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.05°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
1:00 am EDT May 27, 2016
3am EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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