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A stormy Friday expected for parts of the central and southern U.S.

Heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms are expected on Friday, from the Southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Some of the storms may become severe in the afternoon and evening, especially in the ArkLaTex region and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Primary hazards will be isolated damaging winds gusts and hail. The Central High Plains and the Carolinas could also see strong storms.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 5:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNW Sandy Level VA

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 67. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Independence Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNW Sandy Level VA
 37.08°N 79.58°W (Elev. 899 ft)
6:00 am EDT Jul 3, 2015
7am EDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 9, 2015
 
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