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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding in the Southwest and Central U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 27 Jul 10:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm 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: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WNW Bassett VA
 36.78°N 80.07°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
10:01 am EDT Jul 27, 2017
10am EDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2017
 
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