Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 8 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 9 May 11:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Blacksburg VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly between 2pm and 3pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly between 2pm and 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Blacksburg VA
 37.24°N 80.43°W (Elev. 2100 ft)
10:31 am EDT May 9, 2021
12pm EDT May 9, 2021-6pm EDT May 15, 2021
 
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