Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Newport News, Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport (KPHF)

Lat: 37.13°NLon: 76.49°WElev: 43ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 22 Aug 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newport News / Williamsburg Intl Airport VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  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: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Low around 70. North wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 70. North wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Newport News / Williamsburg Intl Airport VA
 37.13°N 76.5°W (Elev. 3 ft)
3:14 am EDT Aug 22, 2019
5am EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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