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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1023.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 May 1:54 pm EDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Isolated showers between 3pm and 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then isolated showers between 8pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Vinton VA
 37.28°N 79.89°W (Elev. 994 ft)
1:00 pm EDT May 4, 2015
3pm EDT May 4, 2015-6pm EDT May 10, 2015
 
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