Severe Thunderstorm Threat From the Central Plains to the Northeast; Extreme HeatRisk for the East Coast

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible from the central Plains to the Northeast through this evening. Widespread damaging winds are the primary threat but hail and a tornado or two is also possible. Extremely dangerous heat continues across the Eastern U.S. Warm overnight low temperatures will provide little to no relief. Read More >

Current conditions at

Newport News, Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport (KPHF)

Lat: 37.13°NLon: 76.49°WElev: 43ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Jul 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Yorktown VA

Heat Advisory July 17, 11:00am until July 17, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 93 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 78 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    High: 86 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 74 °F

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    High: 84 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Low: 73 °F

    Chance
    Showers

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    High: 84 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Low: 73 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    High: 86 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Yorktown VA
 37.24°N 76.51°W (Elev. 16 ft)
6:20 am EDT Jul 17, 2024
6am EDT Jul 17, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2024
 
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