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Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds, And Flooding Potential From The Southeast U.S. To The Appalachians and Mid Atlantic Region

A slow moving low pressure system will track from the southern U.S. to the Mid Atlantic and Northeast early this week. The system will bring widespread rain, locally heavy from the Deep South to the Mid Atlantic Region. Localized flooding will be possible. In addition, the potential exists for strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind particularly over the Southeast U.S. into Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.5 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 23 Apr 1:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 60. East wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain, mainly after 9pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 48. East wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 55. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, mainly before 3am.  Low around 51. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 60. East wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain, mainly after 9pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 48. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 55. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain, mainly before 3am. Low around 51. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of showers after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 699 ft)
1:30 am EDT Apr 23, 2018
2am EDT Apr 23, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2018
 
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