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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 30 Apr 6:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 62. South wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 11 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 14 to 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 62. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 14 to 16 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
6:01 pm EDT Apr 30, 2017
6pm EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 7, 2017
 
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