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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Staunton / Shenandoah (KSHD)

Lat: 38.27°NLon: 78.9°WElev: 1201ft.

Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.73 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 5:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Mount Sidney VA

Freeze Watch April 20, 02:00am until April 20, 09:00am
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Freeze Watch
  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers before 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Scattered
    Showers then
    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Mount Sidney VA
 38.3°N 79.01°W (Elev. 1480 ft)
5:57 am EDT Apr 19, 2018
6am EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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