Severe Weather Expected for Portions of the Midwest; Excessive Heat for the Central and Eastern U.S.

Severe storms capable of producing severe winds, large hail, tornadoes and heavy rainfall are expected through this evening across portions of the Midwest. A Moderate Risk (level 4 of 5) of Severe Storms and Excessive Rainfall is in effect. Excessive heat will continue to impact the Central and Eastern U.S. this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chesapeake, Chesapeake Municipal Airport (KCPK)

Lat: 36.67°NLon: 76.32°WElev: 20ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 16 Jul 4:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Portsmouth VA

Excessive Heat Warning July 16, 11:00am until July 16, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 111. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    High: 98 °F

    Hot

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Low: 78 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    High: 97 °F

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Low: 75 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    High: 88 °F

    Heavy Rain

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Low: 72 °F

    Heavy Rain

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    High: 84 °F

    Chance
    Showers

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Low: 73 °F

    Chance
    Showers

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    High: 86 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 111. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph. 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 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind around 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Portsmouth VA
 36.77°N 76.28°W (Elev. 7 ft)
3:27 am EDT Jul 16, 2024
4am EDT Jul 16, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 22, 2024
 
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