Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: 81.21°WElev: 2858ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Bastian VA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Bastian VA
 37.17°N 81.2°W (Elev. 2484 ft)
4:00 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
5am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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