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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 7 Jul 5:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Gladys VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Hot

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Gladys VA
 37.21°N 79.06°W (Elev. 699 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
6pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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