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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

83°F

28°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Apr 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  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

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °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 62. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  High near 74. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly 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 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 13 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 62. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. High near 74. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
1:31 pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
1pm EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 5, 2017
 
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