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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 29 May 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.07°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
5:30 pm EDT May 29, 2015
7pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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