Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential Continues From The Plains To The Mississippi Valley; Dry Out West

A low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns through Friday. In addition, the threat for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds and large hail will continue. Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with hot and dry conditions expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fog/Mist

65°F

18°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Last update 16 Aug 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lynchburg VA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Lynchburg VA
 37.4°N 79.2°W (Elev. 699 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
6am EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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