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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 2 Aug 6:10 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.07°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Aug 2, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 9, 2015
 
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