Severe Storms in the South/Central U.S.; Summer Heat in the West

Active frontal boundaries will bring a potential for severe storms from the South Plains into the Midwest and Ohio Valley today. The greatest potential for storms will be across portions of northern Texas and into central Oklahoma where significant winds may develop. Otherwise, strong winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible. Out West, above normal temperatures continue. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed S 16 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 15 Jun 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. 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 before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 699 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Jun 15, 2019
4pm EDT Jun 15, 2019-6pm EDT Jun 21, 2019
 
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