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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: 81.21°WElev: 2858ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Aug 11:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Bastian VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  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: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable 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: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 7 mph. 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 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. 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 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Bastian VA
 37.17°N 81.2°W (Elev. 2484 ft)
12:00 am EDT Aug 5, 2015
12am EDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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