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

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.9°NLon: 81.35°WElev: 2559ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 28 Apr 4:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wytheville VA

Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Thu

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Wytheville VA
 36.96°N 81.09°W (Elev. 2402 ft)
4:30 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
5pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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