Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.2 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA
 37.44°N 79.62°W (Elev. 2631 ft)
2:31 pm EDT May 6, 2016
4pm EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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