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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 74. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 79. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 64. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 74. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 79. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 64. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.22°N 80.44°W (Elev. 2018 ft)
4:31 pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
5pm EDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2017
 
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