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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 12:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Roanoke VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 7 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 7 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A chance of rain after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Roanoke VA
 37.27°N 79.95°W (Elev. 997 ft)
10:01 am EST Feb 24, 2017
1pm EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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