Heat Continues in the Northeast; Fire Weather Threat Persists in the West

Above normal temperatures are expected to continue into midweek for portions of the Northeast, including the I-95 corridor from New York to southern Maine. Critical fire weather conditions are expected in the interior Pacific Northwest, with additional Red Flag Warnings in effect for the Great Basin and Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lynchburg, Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.21°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

23°C

74°F

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1015.7 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 14 km
Last update 11 Aug 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 32 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 30 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly before 2am.  Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly before 2am. Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst VA
 37.59°N 79.06°W (Elev. 213 m)
8:02 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
1am EDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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