Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fredericksburg, Shannon Airport (KEZF)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 77.45°WElev: 85ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 13 Aug 2:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Spotsylvania Courthouse VA

Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 14, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Fri

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 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 and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Spotsylvania Courthouse VA
 38.25°N 77.53°W (Elev. 249 ft)
1:33 pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
2pm EDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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