• Cloudy 71°
    Stargazing Current Weather
    • Visibility
      4 mi
    • Cloud
      Cover
      100%
    • Ceiling
      6100 ft
  • Early AM

    Jul 31

    Lo 70°

    Partly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      73%
    • Precip
      52%
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
    Day Details >
  • Today

    Jul 31

    Hi 90°

    Showers and a heavier t-storm

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      63%
    • Precip
      43%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Aug 1

    Hi 89°

    A thunderstorm in spots

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      26%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    Day Details >
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A thundershower this evening

7/31 8/1 Now: 3:42am
AM 3-7
  • 3am Intermittent clouds 71° 20%
  • 4am Partly cloudy 70° 20%
  • 5am Partly cloudy 71° 20%
  • 6am Partly cloudy 72° 20%
  • 7am Partly sunny 72° 16%
PM 2-7
  • 2pm Mostly cloudy 90° 49%
  • 3pm Mostly cloudy 87° 49%
  • 4pm Thunderstorms 82° 59%
  • 5pm Mostly cloudy 84° 43%
  • 6pm Thunderstorms 80° 51%
  • 7pm Mostly cloudy 81° 47%
PM 8-1
  • 8pm Mostly cloudy 79° 43%
  • 9pm Mostly cloudy 78° 47%
  • 10pm Thunderstorms 76° 51%
  • 11pm Mostly cloudy 75° 39%
  • 12am Mostly cloudy 74° 33%
  • 1am Mostly cloudy 73° 28%
Hourly Forecast >
Jul 31, 2016; 2:09 AM ET
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Solunar Information for The Plains, VA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:12 AM with 14:10 of sunlight, then sets at 8:22 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:58 AM with 14:36 of moolight, then sets at 6:34 PM

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Thu, Aug 18
Full
Thu, Aug 25
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The Plains Weather Report

Soaking storms to elevate flash flood threat in northeastern US this weekend

July 31, 2016; 2:33 AM ET

Rounds of drenching showers and heavy thunderstorms will heighten the risk of flash flooding across the northeastern United States through the final weekend of July. more >

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