Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: 81.21°WElev: 2858ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 May 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Bastian VA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. 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 and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. 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
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. 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.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Bastian VA
 37.17°N 81.2°W (Elev. 2484 ft)
4:00 am EDT May 31, 2016
6am EDT May 31, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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