Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain from Great Lakes to Mid-Atlantic; Excessive Heat For Central/Southern U.S. to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are possible today into Sunday across the upper Great Lakes region to the northern Mid-Atlantic. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will continue through Sunday across the central and southern U.S. into the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

95°F

35°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index103°F (39°C)
Last update 22 Jul 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke Regional Airport VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Roanoke Regional Airport VA
 37.34°N 79.97°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
1:31 pm EDT Jul 22, 2017
5pm EDT Jul 22, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database