Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 12:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Widespread fog, mainly before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Fog then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Friday
Widespread fog, mainly before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
11:31 pm EDT Sep 20, 2018
12am EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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