Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Jul 8:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
7:31 am EDT Jul 5, 2022
9am EDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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