Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Rain

58°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 6:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Natural Bridge Station VA

Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until April 28, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Thu

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then scattered showers. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 55. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then scattered showers. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 55. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Natural Bridge Station VA
 37.56°N 79.51°W (Elev. 1073 ft)
5:30 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
7pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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