Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Aug 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington VA

Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Fri

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  High near 81. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely.  Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation 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 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 81. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington VA
 37.78°N 79.45°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
2:01 pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
2pm EDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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