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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Light Drizzle

56°F

13°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNW Sandy Level VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of rain, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 8pm, then showers, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 57. East wind around 6 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 noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 7 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

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of rain, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of rain before 8pm, then showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 57. East wind around 6 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 noon. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. 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 51.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNW Sandy Level VA
 37.08°N 79.58°W (Elev. 899 ft)
1:00 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
3pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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