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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (KXSA)

Lat: 37.86°NLon: 76.89°WElev: 135ft.

Partly Cloudy

97°F

36°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 21 Jul 2:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Colonial Beach VA

Heat Advisory until July 21, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 21, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Fri

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Colonial Beach VA
 38.21°N 76.97°W (Elev. 0 ft)
1:57 pm EDT Jul 21, 2017
3pm EDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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