Tropical Storm Forecast to Impact Southeast US This Weekend

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen to a Tropical Storm. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States and dangerous rip currents. Flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 27 May 7:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Isolated showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
4:00 pm EDT May 27, 2016
7pm EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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