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Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

A Few Clouds

88°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 8 Aug 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm.  Widespread dense fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Dense Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread dense fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Dense Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Widespread dense fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Widespread dense fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 88. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 699 ft)
5:01 pm EDT Aug 8, 2020
5pm EDT Aug 8, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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