Tornado, Hail and Flash Flooding Risk for Central/Southern Plains; Heat Wave Continues in the East

A Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms is in place into tonight for very large hail, damaging winds, and strong tornadoes for portions of the southern and central High Plains. A Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall and flash flooding is forecast today from the northern Texas Panhandle into southeast Nebraska. In the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, high temperatures may tie or break previous records. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 26 May 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altavista VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. West wind around 7 mph.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Altavista VA
 37.12°N 79.3°W (Elev. 673 ft)
11:31 am EDT May 26, 2019
1pm EDT May 26, 2019-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2019
 
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