Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (KEMV)

Lat: 36.69°NLon: 77.48°WElev: 128ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Jul 7:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Emporia VA

Heat Advisory until July 18, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 18, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 108. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Light southwest wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Emporia VA
 36.68°N 77.56°W (Elev. 148 ft)
3:30 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
7am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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