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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 4 Sep 6:50 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WNW Bassett VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northeast wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Labor Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, 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)
6:00 pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
7pm EDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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