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

Luray Caverns (KLUA)

Lat: 38.67°NLon: 78.5°WElev: 902ft.

93°F

34°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 14 Jul 7:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Luray VA

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

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Low: 67 °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 108. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    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 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Low: 68 °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 108. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    High: 102 °F

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 70 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • 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.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    High: 96 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 68 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    High: 85 °F

    Showers
    Likely

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Low: 62 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. 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 108. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 68. 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 108. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Luray VA
 38.67°N 78.46°W (Elev. 899 ft)
7:30 pm EDT Jul 14, 2024
7pm EDT Jul 14, 2024-6pm EDT Jul 21, 2024
 
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