Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

A Few Clouds

78°F

26°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 12 Aug 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Madison Heights VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Madison Heights VA
 37.42°N 79.14°W (Elev. 499 ft)
8:00 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
8pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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