Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Alberto poses a Variety of Hazards for the South this Memorial Day Weekend

Subtropical Storm Alberto will pose several threats to the South over the next few days. Heavy rainfall and inland flooding is expected in the Southeast on Sunday and into next week. Tropical Storm-force winds and storm surge possible along the northern/eastern Gulf Coast. Swells from Alberto will create dangerous surf and rip currents for beachgoers. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 7:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
4:30 pm EDT May 27, 2018
7pm EDT May 27, 2018-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2018
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database