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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand 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.

Mostly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Jul 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Hardy VA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 3 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

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 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: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 3 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.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 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 95. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Hardy VA
 37.11°N 79.75°W (Elev. 902 ft)
7:30 pm EDT Jul 20, 2017
8pm EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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