Shifting Heat Wave from Southern Plains to West; A Very Wet Few Days for East

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices will linger for another day or two across the Southern Plains/Lower MS Valley, especially TX. Meanwhile, another widespread Heat Wave is beginning across the Southwest, CA and Northwest for this week. Finally, an anomalous upper trough over the East will continue to inundate the Mid-Atlantic region with tropical heavy to excessive rainfall. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 11:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
10:01 am EDT Jul 23, 2018
11am EDT Jul 23, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2018
 
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