Major Heat Wave Expected for Two-Thirds of the U.S.

A dangerous and widespread summer heat wave is expected through this upcoming weekend across much of the Central and Eastern U.S. A large dome of high pressure will allow high temperatures to surge into the 90s and 100s in many locations, while heat indices will top 100 and approach 110 degrees or higher. There also will be no relief at night, as low temperatures remain in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.9°NLon: 81.35°WElev: 2559ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 17 Jul 10:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Elk Creek VA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 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 before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Elk Creek VA
 36.68°N 81.24°W (Elev. 3599 ft)
8:00 am EDT Jul 17, 2019
11am EDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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