Major Winter Storm to Impact the Central and Eastern U.S. Through this Weekend

An impactful Pacific storm will move east and redevelop into a significant winter storm. Heavy snow to the north of this storm and heavy rain to the south with freezing rain at the junction will form over the Central U.S. Friday. This system shifts into the Eastern States on Saturday with heavy snow from the Midwest to the Northeast, and heavy rain from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fog

32°F

0°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 18 Jan 5:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lynchburg VA

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly before 4am.  Low around 36. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. North wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly before 4am. Low around 36. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. North wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Rain and snow likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lynchburg VA
 37.4°N 79.2°W (Elev. 699 ft)
5:31 am EST Jan 18, 2019
6am EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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