Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke Regional Airport VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of light rain between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers.  Low around 57. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of light rain between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers. Low around 57. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke Regional Airport VA
 37.34°N 79.97°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
7:00 pm EDT Apr 29, 2016
7pm EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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