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Excessive Heat in parts of the Central and Southern U.S.

Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings extend from the Southern Plains into the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast today. High temperatures for these areas will mostly be in the upper 90s. A few locations may exceed 100. Hot temperatures combined with high dew points will create heat index values of 100 to 115 degrees. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 23 Jul 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind.

    Hot

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VASimilar City Names
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
10:31 am EDT Jul 23, 2017
11am EDT Jul 23, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2017
 
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