Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Virginia Tech Airport (KBCB)

Lat: 37.22°NLon: 80.42°WElev: 2133ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 May 10:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrimac VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Merrimac VA
 37.2°N 80.41°W (Elev. 2096 ft)
10:31 pm EDT May 14, 2021
11pm EDT May 14, 2021-6pm EDT May 21, 2021
 
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