Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Light Drizzle

76°F

24°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
2:30 pm EDT Aug 19, 2022
3pm EDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2022
 
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