Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 3:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy drizzle before 9am, then a chance of rain or drizzle between 9am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 58. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Patchy drizzle before 9am, then a chance of rain or drizzle between 9am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 58. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.05°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
2:30 am EDT Apr 30, 2016
3am EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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