Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Light Drizzle

75°F

24°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 11:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Grottoes VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then scattered showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 62. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then scattered showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 62. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Grottoes VA
 38.21°N 78.74°W (Elev. 2799 ft)
10:31 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
12pm EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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