Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into Ohio/Tennessee Valleys; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley into parts of the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will persist across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 23 Sep 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of rain, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 699 ft)
7:30 pm EDT Sep 23, 2018
8pm EDT Sep 23, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 30, 2018
 
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