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Severe weather expected across parts of southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from Texas across the Southeast to the Atlantic coast. The area at greatest risk are from northern Texas and southern Oklahoma across Arkansas and into northern Mississippi and central Alabama. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed W 15 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.75 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 31 Mar 4:35 pm EDT

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°N Lon: 80.42°W Elev: 2133ft.

For More Weather Information:

Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

4 Miles NE Ripplemead VA

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles NE Ripplemead VA
 37.41°N 80.58°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
Last Update: 4:00 pm EDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5pm EDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 6, 2015
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