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Heavy rain possible across parts of Midwest

A storm system moving across the central U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Midwest on Friday, with the possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding for some locations. Remember, it takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car. If you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around Don't Drown.
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Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Aug 5:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Mount Solon VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Mount Solon VA
 38.32°N 79.23°W (Elev. 2507 ft)
5:29 pm EDT Aug 28, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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