Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion / Wytheville (KMKJ)

Lat: 36.9°NLon: 81.35°WElev: 2559ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

82°F

28°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 13 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 6 Jul 3:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Elk Creek VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 8 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

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Elk Creek VA
 36.66°N 81.27°W (Elev. 3862 ft)
2:31 pm EDT Jul 6, 2022
4pm EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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