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Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S.; Hot from California to the Carolinas

Severe thunderstorms impacting the Central U.S. today will primarily produce damaging winds, including some significant damage potential, and large to very large hail. Locally heavy rain with these storms may reach excessive levels, with potential for flash flooding. Summer remains firmly entrenched from interior California to the Carolinas with many Heat Advisories in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Partly Cloudy

29°C

84°F

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 11 km/h
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index30°C (86°F)
Last update 24 Jun 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 639 m)
1:00 pm EDT Jun 24, 2018
2pm EDT Jun 24, 2018-6pm EDT Jun 30, 2018
 
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