A Quiet Start To March

The weather is expected to be mostly quiet the first week of March but there are a few hazards to monitor. Locally heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding from the Arklatex to the Southeast early this week. Also, a strong cold front sweeping off the East Coast will result in very gusty winds across the Northeast and New England. Finally, an active trade wind pattern is likely in Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Rain

12°C

53°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 7 km/h
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill11°C (52°F)
Last update 1 Mar 7:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly before 1pm.  High near 13. Breezy, with a northwest wind 23 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 13 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. West wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 14 to 19 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of freezing rain after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow and sleet before 8am, then a chance of rain, snow, and sleet between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 7.

    Sunny

    High: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 13. Breezy, with a northwest wind 23 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. West wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 14 to 19 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of freezing rain after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow and sleet before 8am, then a chance of rain, snow, and sleet between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 7.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 7.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 639 m)
6:31 am EST Mar 1, 2021
7am EST Mar 1, 2021-6pm EST Mar 7, 2021
 
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