Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Virginia Beach, Oceana, Naval Air Station (KNTU)

Lat: 36.82°NLon: 76.03°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 1006.7 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 3 May 6:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Virginia Beach VA

Severe T-storm Watch until May 3, 11:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until May 3, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 15 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 18 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 11 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 18 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Virginia Beach VA
 36.74°N 76.03°W (Elev. 3 m)
7:14 pm EDT May 3, 2016
7pm EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 10, 2016
 
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