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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 3:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind.
Friday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
12:01 am EST Feb 24, 2017
3am EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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