Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed W 8 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 16 Jan 3:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Lynchburg Regional Airport VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 45. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain and snow showers before 2am, then a slight chance of rain showers after 3am.  Low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 45. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Calm wind.
Thursday
A chance of rain after 2pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain and snow showers before 2am, then a slight chance of rain showers after 3am. Low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Lynchburg Regional Airport VA
 37.31°N 79.21°W (Elev. 896 ft)
4:01 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
4pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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