Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bluefield, Mercer County Airport (KBLF)

Lat: 37.3°NLon: 81.21°WElev: 2858ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

66°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 22 Jul 1:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Oakvale WV

Flash Flood Watch until July 23, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until July 23, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  High near 77. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 59. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then scattered showers.  High near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 77. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 59. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then scattered showers. High near 66. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Oakvale WV
 37.29°N 80.99°W (Elev. 3799 ft)
2:31 pm EDT Jul 22, 2019
2pm EDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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