Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Mostly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Apr 4:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

Freeze Watch April 22, 12:00am until April 22, 09:00am
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Freeze Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered sprinkles between 10pm and midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Scattered
    Sprinkles

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 2am.  Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Scattered sprinkles between 10pm and midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Showers. High near 57. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 2am. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
4:01 pm EDT Apr 20, 2021
5pm EDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 27, 2021
 
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