Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 12 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.78 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Jan 11:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

Flood Watch until January 24, 11:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until January 24, 11:00am

    NOW until
    11:00am Thu

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers before 1am, then rain after 1am. The rain could be heavy at times.  Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 42. South wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 33 by 5pm. Northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers before 1am, then rain after 1am. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 42. South wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to around 33 by 5pm. Northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
7:00 pm EST Jan 23, 2019
11pm EST Jan 23, 2019-6pm EST Jan 30, 2019
 
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