Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Locally Heavy Rain in Southwest; Air Quality Issues in Northwest

Major Hurricane Lane continues to inch closer to Hawaii with Hurricane Warning in effect for Hawaii County, Hurricane Watches for Maui County and Oahu and a flash flood watch for all of Hawaii. Meanwhile, monsoon moisture may produce locally heavy rain and flash flooding in the Four Corners. Finally, air quality concerns persist across the Northwest with smoke from ongoing western wildfires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altavista VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Altavista VA
 37.12°N 79.3°W (Elev. 673 ft)
1:00 am EDT Aug 22, 2018
1am EDT Aug 22, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2018
 
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