Winter Storm in the West; Severe Weather Across the Midwest

A strong winter storm will continue to progress across the Great Basin and Rockies bringing heavy mountain snow, high winds, and near blizzard conditions that will cause dangerous travel conditions. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible late Tuesday through the night from parts of the mid-Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley and southern Lower Michigan. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 27 Feb 5:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, mainly between 11pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then rain likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
A chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
4:00 am EST Feb 27, 2024
6am EST Feb 27, 2024-6pm EST Mar 4, 2024
 
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