Forecast For Southern Virginia

By: TWISTAchaser1, 11:59 PM GMT on October 07, 2010

For the rest of this week, highs in the low to mid 70's with light and variable winds. Tonight, clear with 5-10 mph winds, low in the lower 40's. Current temps in the mid to upper 60's, light and variable winds. Sunshine until Monday when a chance of clouds and rain enters the area. Great weekend weather for a picnic or recreational activities.

Sunny Skies, Chance of Showers

By: TWISTAchaser1, 4:09 PM GMT on October 04, 2010

Today in Southern Virginia, sunny skies will replace the rain and clouds of last week. The highs will be fair throughout, in the mid 60's. There is a slight chance for showers later in the day and into the evening around 40%. The current temperatures are 58 to 63 degrees F. Roanoke at 60, Danville at 60, Rocky Mount has the lowest current temp at 58.

NWS: 5 Steps of the Warning System

By: TWISTAchaser1, 1:52 PM GMT on October 01, 2010

Here are the most important steps in the warning system for severe weather, straight from the National Weather Service.There are 5 Basic Steps in the National Weather Service warning system. Every part of the system has to work for the greatest number of people to get the warning in time. 1. The Tornado Watch Meteorologists using the latest in computers, radar and satellite data are always monitoring the weather elements. When a high probability of sever...

Local Storm Report: Henry County

By: TWISTAchaser1, 1:42 PM GMT on October 01, 2010

09/30/2010 0515 am2 miles S of Martinsville c, Henry County.Flash flood, reported by County official. Unnamed creek flowing over intersection of Smith Lake Road and Rivermont heights Road... near where it flows into Smith River.09/30/2010 0520 amBassett, Henry County.Flash flood, reported by County official. Several reports of flooding in Bassett area... with one unnamed creek flowing over a Road. Several other ...

Rain in Southern VA Moves Out

By: TWISTAchaser1, 1:37 PM GMT on October 01, 2010

After immense flooding in southern Virginia and constant flash flood watches and warnings, the skies are clearing out. Crews are out repairing damages today and the majority of roads are reopened to traffic. Flood waters should start receeding today and by tomorrow, rivers and streams should be back in their banks. Remain cautious, turn around, don't drown.

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