Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 27 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind around 6 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: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then isolated showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then isolated showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Salem VA
 37.28°N 80.06°W (Elev. 1027 ft)
11:00 am EDT Jul 27, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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