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Flash flooding possible for parts of Upper Midwest

A slow-moving weather system progressing from the northern Plains to the Great Lakes will bring excessive rainfall and a risk of flash flooding to portions of the Upper Midwest on Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected from central Iowa northeastward across southeastern Minn. and into Wisc. Rainfall totals of 1-2 inches, with locally-higher amounts, are possible through Saturday morning.
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5 Miles S Bland VA

7 Day Forecast

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Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 61 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 84 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 65 °F

Sunday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 80 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 64 °F

Labor
Day

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 64 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 81 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Sunday A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Labor Day A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Night A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.