Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Jun 8:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Galax VA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 5 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.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 5 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.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Galax VA
 36.66°N 80.93°W (Elev. 2500 ft)
7:31 am EDT Jun 25, 2021
9am EDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm EDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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