Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 27 May 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely.  Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers likely. Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Memorial Day
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA
 37.44°N 79.62°W (Elev. 2631 ft)
4:00 pm EDT May 27, 2016
4pm EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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