Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 7 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
7:30 am EDT Aug 25, 2019
7am EDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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