Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Sep 5:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light south wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
2:31 pm EDT Sep 21, 2018
5pm EDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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