Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles E Grottoes VA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles E Grottoes VA
 38.27°N 78.73°W (Elev. 2162 ft)
4:30 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
7am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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