Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (KXSA)

Lat: 37.86°NLon: 76.89°WElev: 135ft.

Rain

66°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 3 May 2:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Colonial Beach VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 8 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 8 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Colonial Beach VA
 38.18°N 76.92°W (Elev. 3 ft)
9:43 pm EDT May 2, 2016
3am EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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