Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 20 Sep 10:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Lexington VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and midnight, then isolated showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and midnight, then isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Lexington VA
 37.79°N 79.51°W (Elev. 1407 ft)
10:00 am EDT Sep 20, 2018
10am EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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