Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

47°F

8°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 18 Dec 2:15 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light west wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 29. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light southwest wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 47. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm.  High near 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely before 5am, then rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light west wind.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 29. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light southwest wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind.
Thursday
Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 47. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Rain before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm. High near 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain likely before 5am, then rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow likely before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
1:01 pm EST Dec 18, 2018
2pm EST Dec 18, 2018-6pm EST Dec 24, 2018
 
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