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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 >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 9:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °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 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of rain, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
7:01 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
10am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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