Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  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 Heavy
    Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light west 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: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
7:31 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
7am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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