Forecast Details for Fincastle, VA

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Current Alerts for Fincastle, VA: Flash Flood Watch
Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 66. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely. High near 75. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

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Condensation is the process which creates clouds, and therefore it is a crucial process in the water cycle. Condensation is the change of matter from a state of gas into a state of liquid, and it happens because water molecules release heat into the atmosphere and become organized into a more closely packed structure, what we might see as water droplets.

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