Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Mostly Cloudy

8°C

46°F

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed W 9 km/h
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 7°C (45°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill6°C (43°F)
Last update 8 May 8:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 5 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming south 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 19. West wind 14 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 18 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming south 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 19. West wind 14 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 639 m)
7:30 am EDT May 8, 2021
8am EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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