Hazardous Heat Expanding into the Central and Eastern U.S.; Severe Thunderstorms in the Northern Plains into the Upper Mississippi Valley

Hazardous heat will expand in coverage over portions of the central and eastern U.S. into next week. Confidence is increasing in dangerous, potentially deadly heat, particularly for urban areas in the Southeast and East Coast beginning Monday. Multiple clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of the Northern Plains into the Upper Mississippi Valley this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Culpeper Regional Airport (KCJR)

Lat: 38.53°NLon: 77.86°WElev: 295ft.

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility NA
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 14 Jul 6:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Lignum VA

Excessive Heat Watch July 16, 11:00am until July 16, 08:00pm
Heat Advisory July 15, 11:00am until July 15, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Low: 69 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 110. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    High: 101 °F

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Low: 71 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Heat index values as high as 111. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    High: 102 °F

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Low: 73 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    High: 97 °F

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 71 °F

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    High: 85 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Low: 66 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 110. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Heat index values as high as 111. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Lignum VA
 38.44°N 77.84°W (Elev. 299 ft)
4:29 pm EDT Jul 14, 2024
6pm EDT Jul 14, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 21, 2024
 
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