Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 699 ft)
1:31 am EDT May 22, 2022
4am EDT May 22, 2022-6pm EDT May 28, 2022
 
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