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Active Weather From the Upper Midwest to the East Coast

A strong cold front will impact the entire east coast this weekend with much cooler temperatures and gusty winds. Heavy snow and strong winds in the Upper Midwest will transition into the Northeast this weekend, and severe weather in the Ohio Valley will move into the Mid-Atlantic as a marginal risk. Out west, a cold weather system will bring more rain, and some areas of low elevation snow. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (KXSA)

Lat: 37.86°NLon: 76.89°WElev: 135ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 12 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.62 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Feb 11:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Colonial Beach VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  High near 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. High near 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Colonial Beach VA
 38.21°N 76.97°W (Elev. 0 ft)
10:50 am EST Feb 25, 2017
12pm EST Feb 25, 2017-6pm EST Mar 3, 2017
 
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