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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

Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (KXSA)

Lat: 37.86°NLon: 76.89°WElev: 135ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 Aug 10:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Colonial Beach VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Colonial Beach VA
 38.18°N 76.92°W (Elev. 3 ft)
9:29 pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
10pm EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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