National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Bedford County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Hot with highs around 90. Light and variable winds...becoming northwest around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Friday Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Hot with highs around 90. Light and variable winds...becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Partly sunny with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Not as warm with highs around 80. Light and variable winds...becoming northeast around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Sunday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Not as warm with highs around 70.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain with patchy drizzle. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Monday Partly sunny. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Tuesday Through Wednesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.