Extremely Dangerous Heat in the Western U.S. through Saturday; Heat Spreads East into Next Week

Extremely dangerous heat continues in the Western U.S. through Saturday with widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories. Hazardous heat will expand over much of the central and eastern U.S. late this weekend into next week. Confidence is increasing in extremely dangerous heat, particularly for urban areas in the Southeast and East Coast beginning Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Tappahannock-Essex County Airport (KXSA)

Lat: 37.86°NLon: 76.89°WElev: 135ft.

Thunderstorm Rain in Vicinity

73°F

23°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 12 Jul 8:15 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Heathsville VA

Flood Watch July 12, 08:20am until July 13, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch July 12, 08:20am until July 13, 12:00am

    NOW until 12:00am Sat

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    High: 84 °F

    Showers then
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Low: 74 °F

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    High: 89 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Low: 73 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    High: 94 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

    Low: 75 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

    High: 98 °F

    Hot

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

    Low: 76 °F

    Mostly Clear

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 84. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Heathsville VA
 37.93°N 76.48°W (Elev. 7 ft)
7:32 am EDT Jul 12, 2024
8am EDT Jul 12, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 18, 2024
 
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