Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bristol / Johnson / Kingsport, Tri-City Regional Airport (KTRI)

Lat: 36.48°NLon: 82.4°WElev: 1519ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gate City VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 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.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 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.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Gate City VA
 36.63°N 82.59°W (Elev. 1503 ft)
10:29 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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