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Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible on Saturday. The three main areas of concern are in portions of the Plains, Gulf Coast, and Western U.S. The area of greatest concern is in the Central Plains where a slight risk of severe weather is expected. In this area, damaging winds, large hail and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.9°NLon: 81.35°WElev: 2559ft.

Rain

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 12:35 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog late this evening. Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Independence Day
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning... Then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely... Mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday And Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday Through Friday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
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