Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.9°NLon: 81.35°WElev: 2559ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 8 May 12:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Elk Creek VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 61. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. 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
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a northwest wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 61. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Elk Creek VA
 36.66°N 81.24°W (Elev. 4081 ft)
10:31 am EDT May 8, 2021
12pm EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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