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Severe weather possible for parts of Mid-Atlantic Friday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop across southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. By Saturday, attention will turn to the central U.S. where a much more significant episode of severe weather is forecast.
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Current Conditions

Newport News/Hampton

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely late. Breezy with highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph...increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening...then a chance of thunderstorms with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming west after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming northwest with gusts up to 20 mph after midnight.
  • Sunday Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night And Monday Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.
  • Tuesday Through Wednesday Cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. Showers likely...mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.