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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

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: 81.21°WElev: 2858ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 7:52 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds...becoming west around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Independence Day
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning... Then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 60 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 60 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 mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday Through Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Friday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
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