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Storms heading this way
Here’s the latest forecast for the Fredericksburg area from the National Weather Service:
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. High near 87. South wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Low around 59. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
For local conditions, check out the weather station at the University of Mary Washington at: umwva.alerteagle.com/