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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Jul 11:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
10:01 am EDT Jul 21, 2017
11am EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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