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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 11:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 58. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. 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

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 58. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 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, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. 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 before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.07°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
7:00 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
11am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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