Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 27 May 5:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Head Waters VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers between noon and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Head Waters VA
 38.31°N 79.38°W (Elev. 2680 ft)
4:27 am EDT May 27, 2016
5am EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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