Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SW Madison Heights VA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  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 and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  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
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SW Madison Heights VA
 37.42°N 79.14°W (Elev. 499 ft)
7:01 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
10am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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