Dangerous Heat in the Northeast and Northwest U.S.; Areas of Excessive Rainfall In the Ohio Valley and Southwest

Dangerous heat will continue to impact portions of the Northwest and Northeast U.S. through this evening. Monsoon showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region into the Great Basin this week. A slow moving cold front will bring heavy thunderstorms which may produce excessive rainfall over the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic through Wednesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 24 Aug 1:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 82. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 52.

    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 82. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 79. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
4:00 pm EDT Aug 9, 2022
4pm EDT Aug 9, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 15, 2022
 
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