Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Apr 7:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

Freeze Warning until April 23, 09:00am
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    Freeze Warning until April 23, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Fri

    Freeze Warning

  • Today

    Today: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Frost then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. Light southwest wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly after 8am.  High near 50. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 11pm.  Low around 46. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. Light southwest wind.
Saturday
Showers, mainly after 8am. High near 50. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 11pm. Low around 46. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
7:01 am EDT Apr 23, 2021
7am EDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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