Strong Cold Front Crossing Great Lakes and Northeast U.S.; Elevated Fire Weather in Southern California

A strong cold front will bring brisk to high winds across portions of the Great Lakes and the Northeast this weekend. Cold air arriving behind the front will trigger lake-effect snow downwind of the Great Lakes and accumulating snow over the higher terrain of the Northeast. Gusty offshore winds will maintain elevated fire weather conditions this weekend across coastal southern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Overcast

9°C

48°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 30.42 in
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill7°C (45°F)
Last update 31 Oct 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 10. Southeast wind around 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 10 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers with a slight chance of drizzle before 8am, then a chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. West wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Widespread frost after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 1.

    Clear then
    Frost

    Low: 1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 12.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 1.

    Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 15.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10. Southeast wind around 11 km/h.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Calm wind.
Sunday
A chance of showers with a slight chance of drizzle before 8am, then a chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. West wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 29 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 6. Northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.
Monday Night
Widespread frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Tuesday
Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 12.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 15.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 639 m)
2:31 pm EDT Oct 31, 2020
2pm EDT Oct 31, 2020-6pm EST Nov 6, 2020
 
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