Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 2:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  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 and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  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: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  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
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Thursday
Isolated showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. 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, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 87. 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)
2:30 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
2am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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