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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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Lynchburg VA

7 Day Forecast

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Blacksburg, VA Local Forecast Office

Today

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Tonight

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 66 °F

Friday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Heavy
Rain

High: 87 °F

Friday
Night

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 68 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 66 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 76 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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 66. 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, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.