Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed W 10 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Mar 4:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. West wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly after 3pm.  High near 51. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 8pm, then showers, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 35.

    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. West wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly after 3pm. High near 51. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 8pm, then showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 35.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
4:31 pm EDT Mar 30, 2020
5pm EDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm EDT Apr 6, 2020
 
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