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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Partly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 4:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  High near 75. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. High near 75. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
4:01 am EDT Apr 29, 2017
4am EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
 
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