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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 7:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Dyke VA

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Dyke VA
 38.27°N 78.64°W
4:39 pm EDT May 6, 2015
8pm EDT May 6, 2015-6pm EDT May 13, 2015
 
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