Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Martinsville (KMTV)

Lat: 36.63°NLon: 80.02°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 May 7:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Rocky Mount VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light southwest wind.  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
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  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: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered thunderstorms before 8am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Scattered thunderstorms before 8am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Rocky Mount VA
 36.97°N 79.94°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
7:30 pm EDT May 25, 2016
7pm EDT May 25, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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