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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Apr 6:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Ripplemead VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  High near 72. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and midnight, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. High near 72. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Ripplemead VA
 37.41°N 80.58°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
3:31 pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
6pm EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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