Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 7:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light west wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light west wind.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light south wind.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
7:01 pm EDT Aug 14, 2018
7pm EDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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