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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

27°C

81°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed W 19 km/h
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 4 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

  • Independence
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 20 °C

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 30 °C

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 26. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 19. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 304 m)
12:00 pm EDT Jul 4, 2015
2pm EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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