Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ashland, Hanover County Municipal Airport (KOFP)

Lat: 37.71°NLon: 77.43°WElev: 203ft.

Fair

26°C

79°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 1013.0 mb (29.92 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (82°F)
Last update 18 Jul 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Laurel VA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 42. Calm wind.

    Hot

    High: 37 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 38. Calm wind.

    Hot

    High: 38 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37.

    Hot

    High: 37 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 35 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 42. Calm wind.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 38. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Laurel VA
 37.66°N 77.52°W (Elev. 61 m)
3:30 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
7am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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