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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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Lynchburg Regional Airport VA

7 Day Forecast

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Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 66 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 87 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 67 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 68 °F

Labor
Day

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 69 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 89 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight A slight chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Labor Day A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 85.