Excessive Heat Continues today for Portions of Central and Eastern U.S.; Change in Weather Pattern this Week

Dangerous heat and humidity continues today from portions of the Plains to the East Coast. A cold front will bring lower temperatures, and potential for strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and heavy rain that could produce flash flooding to the Central and Eastern U.S. through early this week. High pressure shifts West this week with building heat and monsoonal moisture. Read More >

Current conditions at

Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (KXSA)

Lat: 37.86°NLon: 76.89°WElev: 135ft.

Fair

98°F

37°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index112°F (44°C)
Last update 21 Jul 5:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Walkerton VA

Heat Advisory July 21, 11:00pm until July 22, 08:00pm
Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 11:00pm
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Heat Advisory
Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Sun

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 77. West wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 77. West wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Walkerton VA
 37.72°N 77°W (Elev. 89 ft)
3:14 pm EDT Jul 21, 2019
5pm EDT Jul 21, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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