Strong Winds Over Portions of the Rockies & Plains; Chilly for Much of the Eastern U.S.

Low pressure pushing eastward will generate strong winds over parts of the Rockies and Plains through Saturday with some light precipitation. Meanwhile, a much cooler air mass will overtake the eastern half of the country with frost and freeze concerns. Elevated fire weather conditions are expected for the Great Basin and parts of California, along with poor air quality in some locales. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 30 Oct 12:35 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. Light southeast wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Widespread frost after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Frost

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 43.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 39. Light southeast wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Widespread frost after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
10:00 am EDT Oct 30, 2020
12pm EDT Oct 30, 2020-6pm EST Nov 5, 2020
 
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