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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 6:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light southwest wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
4:31 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
6am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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