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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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4 Miles NE Gatesville NC

7 Day Forecast

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

Today

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 91 °F

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 69 °F

Sunday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 80 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 65 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.