Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 5:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington VA
 37.78°N 79.45°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
4:31 am EDT May 16, 2021
5am EDT May 16, 2021-6pm EDT May 22, 2021
 
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